Portrait medal of Jean-Jaques Rousseau (1712-1778) by Dumarest. Minted in Paris, 1795.
Bust facing left, around, J. JAQUES ROUSSEAUNEA GENEVE EN 1712, below in smaler lettering, DUMAREST.F.
aAt centre within line circle, LA PUISSANCE / LEGISLATIVE / APPARTIENT AU PEOPLE / ET NE PEUTAPPARTENIR / QU A LUI; around, CONTRA AT SOCIAL L'IV . 3 . CHAP . 1 .
Impressed, SE. VEND. A PARIS. CHEZ. MONNERON (PATENTE/.)
Philosopher, writer, and composer.
His political philosophy influenced the French Revolution as well as the overall development of modern political, sociological, and educational thought.
Cultural Gifts Donation from Harold Mower, April 1991
Type of item
24.891 g (Weight)