Bertel Thorvaldsen Prometheus Medal by Galeazzi 45mm/Bronze (Scarce) ~ AU

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Subject: Famous Belgians - Cornelius Jansen, Father of Jansenism (1585-1638)

Medalist: Adolphe Christian Jouvenel (1798-1867)

This is a lovely ultra high relief obverse 46mm bronze medal which was part of Jouvenel's Famous Belgians series struck and distributed in the late 1840s and early 1850s.

Jansen was the Diocese of Ypres, Father of the Jansenism movement, and a Professor at the University of Leuven.



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