Portrait medallion of Benjamin Franklin (Dupré), 1784
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Augustin Dupré (also Dupre)
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This medal is one among many created by artists and craftsmen to celebrate Franklin's great popularity with the French people. Dupré created similar medals in several sizes, with different reverses. An example in silver is in the collections of the White House, Washington, DC; and others are in several public and private collections.
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