Paris Pharmaceutical Society Membership Medal, about 1830

Made:
c.1830 in France
artist:
Jean Jacques Barre

Medal, silver, octagonal, probably membership, Paris Pharmaceutical Society, founded 1796 (?), by Jean Jacques Barre, French, c.1830, Obverse: Bust of Hygeia, left, snake, bowl, plant (yarrow?); Reverse: alchemical furnace, pillar with crowned eagle (?) with snake entwined, plants in urn. 30mm diameter

Details

Category:
Wellcome Medals
Object Number:
A151690
Measurements:
diameter: 30 mm,
thickness: 3 mm
type:
membership medals commemoration (pharmacy) and commemoration (pharmacy) and membership medals
credit:
Foster