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The “Founder” of Phrenology

425, Lot: 755. Estimate $150.

GERMANY, Brandenburg-Preußen. Franz Josef Gall. 1758-1828. AR Medal (40mm, 18.08 g, 12h). Dedication by the Berliner Auditorium. By Abraham Abramson. Dated 1805 (in Roman numerals). IOSEPHO GALL ORGAN · IN CEREBRO SCRVTATORI, half-length bust right; A/S below / DISTRIBVIT PARTES SEDESQVE, upper part of skull, decorated with intertwining tendrils. set right on tablet; around, laurel spring and serpent-entwined staff; to left, sun rising above horizon; AVDITOR · BEROLINENS ·/MDCCCV in two lines in exergue. Medicina in Nummis 375. Good VF, toned, minor field marks and edge bumps.

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425, Lot: 755.
Closing Date And Time: Jul 25, 2018 at 2:11:40 p.m. ET.
Current Date And Time: Jul 16, 2018 at 12:40:09 a.m. ET.
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