Reference numberM/037
TitleLeclerc, Georges Louis, Count of Buffon
DescriptionPortrait medal. One of a series of medals of famous Frenchmen. Bust of Buffon, left profile, neck bare
InscriptionContentObverse: GES LS LECLERC COMTE DE BUFFON. Beneath truncation: E. DUBOIS F
Reverse: within a garland of oak leaves: NE A MONTBAR 1707 [here follow details of career] MORT A PARIS 1788
Dimensions50 mm diameter
Access statusOpen
Related materialM/038
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7989Leclerc; Georges Louis (1707 - 1788); Count of Buffon1707 - 1788
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