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Cast lead medal with a loop for suspension.(obverse) Bust of Marcel Bozon, left.
(reverse) Galley sailing toward a lighthouse.
- Made in: France
- Diameter: 45 millimetres
Inscription Content(branch)MARCELLVS BOZON C • LVGD • 1602
Inscription TranslationMarcel Bozon, citizen of Lyon.
Inscription ContentSVDAVIT ET ALSIT •
Inscription TranslationHe sweated and shivered.
(a) Cabinet des Médailles, Bibliothèque Nationale, 58 rue de Richelieu, 75084 Paris, France, Sér. Icon. Fr. 175, cast bronze, pierced, 45.5 mm.
The legend is a quotation from Horace, 'Ars Poetica', 413.
1. TN Méd. Fr. I pl. 52 no. 4.
2. N. Rondot: 'Lalyame, Hendricy and Mimerel' p. 17.
3. Mazerolle II, 730.
Presented by G. F. Hill, from the sale of the Wagner Coll., Christie's 22.1.1925, lot 60.
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Object reference number: CME11451
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