Medal celebrating the 400th anniversary of the College de France, Paris, 1930.
3 4 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 26cm

Medal celebrating the 400th anniversary of the College de France, Paris, 1930.

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

Description

Bronze medal engraved by P Turin showing a female face, left-facing, looking at a radiating torch. The reverse side of the coin shows a statue of a man on a plinth, the plinth is inscribed G Bude, after Guillaume Bude (1468-1540), the French scholar, born in Paris, famous for his writings on philology, philosophy and jurisprudence. He was the founder of the College de France.
 

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