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Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre
The Daguerre Medal, a souvenir of the Semi-Centennial of Photography present by The Photographic Times.
National Gallery of Canada, The Origins of Photography: The Matthew R. Isenburg and Enhanced Isenburg Collections 1840-1880
A hole was drilled at top center so the coin could be worn as a charm.
This illustration was included in the lecture "The many faces of Daguerre" presented by Matt Isenburg at the Daguerreian Society Symposium (2009).