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.
|Title||Medal Commemorating the Finance Minister Hubert Frère-Orban|
|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. /|
medal of honour
commemorative medals AAT
|Art & Architecture Thesaurus||300189808 figures (representations) AAT|
male sex; man
61B2 historical persons Iconclass
|School / Style||Romantic (modern European styles) AAT|
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