Bronze medal for Duperrey Voyage. DUPERREY, LOUIS XVIII.
Bronze medal for Duperrey Voyage.

Bronze medal for Duperrey Voyage.

Paris: Andrieu & Puymaurin, 1822.

Obverse: profile portrait of Louis XVIII. Reverse: "Hémisphère Austral. Physique Astronomie. La Corvette l'Uranie Mr. Ls. de Freycinet Commandt… S.A.R.M. Le Duc d'Angoulême, Amiral de France etc…"
Bronze medal, 51 mm.

An excellent example of the bronze medal commemorating the voyage of Freycinet's protégé Louis-Isidore Duperrey to the Pacific, with lovely rich tone. A similar bronze version is recorded in the Rex Nan Kivell collection of the National Library of Australia.

Marquess of Milford Haven, 'British and Foreign Naval Medals', 189.

Price (AUD): $4,400.00  other currencies     Ref: #3808835

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