Joseph Haydn Medal

Object Number: 
ca. 1879
Gold; leather, wood, silk
case: 3 3/16 x 3 3/16 x 5/8 in. ( 8.1 x 8.1 x 1.6 cm ) diameter: 1 5/8 in. ( 4.2 cm )
Gold struck medal with obverse depicting clothed male bust facing left; with legend: "JOSEPHUS HAYDN." Reverse contains engraved inscription at center: "Melle/EMMA THURSBY/30 Mars, 6 Avril, 1879"; surrounding legend: "CONCERTS POPULAIRES DE MUSIQUE CLASSIQUE/PAR J. PASDELOUP." Medal is inset into square red leather fitted case with cream silk satin and light blue silk velvet interior.
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Creative: Tronvig Group