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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1974.27.233
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
Four Real Coin
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
1832
Places
Creation Place: South America
Culture
South American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/183609
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
2.9 cm diam. x 0.1 cm depth (1 1/8 x 1/16 in.)
6.7 g
Denomination
four real
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: obverse, around perimeter, struck: MON · PROVISIONAL · DEL [EST DE] HOND
  • inscription: reverse, struck: [around design:] 4R; [around perimeter:] [LIBRE] CREZCA FECUNDO 1832 G
Provenance
Arthur W. Arundel, Gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 1974.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, A Gift to the Museum from Arthur W. Arundel through the Harvard Fund Council, Class of 1951
Accession Year
1974
Object Number
1974.27.233
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: rays of the sun over volcanoes; reverse: tree.

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