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Medal Commemorating the Finance Minister Hubert Frère-Orban, 1851

  • bronze
  • 50.6 mm
  • Inv. 1921-CR

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Hubert Joseph Walthère Frère-Orban (Liège 1812 - Brussels 1896) was a legal scholar and liberal politician closely involved in the start-up of the young Belgian state. He served successively as minister of public works and minister of finance. In 1851, he was honoured with this medal of honour for his many achievements, listed on the reverse.

Artist

Adolphe Christian Jouvenel
Lille 1798 - Brussels 1867
medalistsAAT

Title Medal Commemorating the Finance Minister Hubert Frère-Orban
Date 1851
Period 19th century
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings title on the front side: FRERE - ORBAN, MINISTRE DES FINANCES
signatures (names) on the front, under the bust
inscription on the reverse: ÉTABLISSEMENT / DE L' ÉQUILIBRE DANS LES FINANCES / DE L' ÉTAT. / LOI SUR LES TRAVAUX PUBLICS. / CRÉATION / DE LA BANQUE NATIONALE. / ORGANISATION / DU SERVICE DU CAISSIER DE L' ETAT. / INSTITUTION / DE LA CAISSE GÉNÉRALE / DE RETRAITE. / CRÉDIT FONCIER. /
Collection medals AAT
Object type medal of honour
commemorative medals AAT
Inventory number 1921-CR
Permalink https://mskgent.be/collection/work/data/1921-CR
IIIF Manifest https://imagehub.mskgent.be/iiif/3/7018/manifest.json
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Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300189808 figures (representations) AAT
Keywords Iconclass 31A71 male sex; man Iconclass
61B2 historical persons Iconclass
School / Style Romantic (modern European styles) AAT
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