Lot Archive


№ 278


31 May 1995

Hammer Price:

France, 1928. France. HENRI BErgSON (1859-1941), Æ medal, 68mm, by P.Turin; reverse Allegory of Time (CGMP III, 380. Issued by the French Mint in 1931). Extremely fine (£60-80)

This lot was sold as part of a special collection, A Collection of Art Medals.

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Henri Bergson, French philosopher, son of a Jewish musician and a British mother. Awarded the Nobel Prize in 1927. (Turin designed the medal to commemorate the event).