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Arrival of the King in Paris, 6 October 1789.: CM.112-1994

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Arrival of the King in Paris, 6 October 1789.


Bertrand Andrieu (1761-1822)
Production place: France




Arrival of the King in Paris, 6 October 1789.

Measurements and weight

Weight: 121.10 g

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1994-06-06) by Simon, Jacob M. H. Esq.


Production date: AD 1789

Components of the work

Maximum Diameter 85.6 mm

Materials used in production

Gilt lead

Techniques used in production

Cast (process)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: View of the crowd in Place de la Concorde.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design
  • Text: ARRIVE DU ROI A PARIS (in exergue) LE 6 OCTOBRE/ 1789
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.112-1994
Primary reference Number: 197729
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Created: Tuesday 10 February 2015 Updated: Tuesday 10 February 2015 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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