ELECTIONS 1834 - Medal in honor of Pierre... - Lot 401 - Arthema Auction

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ELECTIONS 1834 - Medal in honor of Pierre... - Lot 401 - Arthema Auction
ELECTIONS 1834 - Medal in honor of Pierre Antoine BERRYER, lawyer (1790-1868). Copper, 50 mm, high relief bust, profile to the right (Signed Durand éditeur). On reverse: center, within a wreath of oak leaves and laurel: ELECTIONS de 1834 YSSENGEAUX / MARSEILLE / TOULOUSE / TOULON. Circular legend: "VOTEE PAR LES ELECTEURS DES REP de la HAUTE LOIRE, des B. du RHONE, DE LA H; GARONNE et du VAR" - 69.9 grams. note: a brilliant lawyer, he defended Maréchal NEY, Cambronne, Chateaubriand, Louis Napoléon Bonaparte, etc., and actively campaigned for press freedom. There are several medals bearing his effigy (1832-1833-1834); this is the rarest.
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