Comedie Francaise Medal

Object Number: 
INV.3540
Date: 
1955
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 11/16 in. ( 6.8 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, at left, center, across edge: "RAYMOND DELAMARRE. 1955" Inscription: reverse, at upper right: "RD" Inscription: edge, lower center: "BRONZE"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing bust-length portrait of Moliere (Jean Baptiste de Poquelin, French dramatist and founder of the Comedie Francaise); legend: "COMEDIE FRANCAISE. 1680." Reverse depicts characters of the Comedie Francaise plays with their names inscribed beneath; sailing ship in background; inscription: "LA/COMEDIE FRANCAISE/AUX ETATS-UNIS/D'AMERIQUE/1955."
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Creative: Tronvig Group