Ancient, British and World Coins, Tokens, Historical Medals and Banknotes (3 April 1998)

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Date of Auction: 3rd April 1998

Sold for £80

Estimate: £50 - £70

Death of the Comte de Mirabeau, 1791, a cast bronze medal by A. Galle, 35mm (H. 210); Tribute to Mirabeau, 1792, a bell metal medal by Mercié, Mathieu & Mouterde, Lyon, 33mm (H. 405; BDM IV, 34 and VII, 337) [2]. Very fine for these issues (£50-70)


Honore Gabriel Riqueti, Comte de Mirabeau (1749-91), a powerful orator and one of the ablest leaders of the French Revolution movement