Historical and Commemorative Medals
Collection of Benjamin Weiss

 ST. JACQUES AT LIEGE

WIENER, Jacques and Leopold: Belgium, 1846, Bronze, 50 mm
Obv: View of exterior    EGLISE DE ST JACQUES A LIEGE
Exergue: FONDEE PAR L'EVEQUE BALDERIC 1016
Rev: View of interior    On left:  VUE    On right: DU CHOEUR
Signed: J. ET L. WIENER FEC. 1846
Ref: Van Hoydonck 18;  Reinecke 10; Weiss BW237

Liege is the chief town in the province of Liege, Belgium. It is the largest French-speaking city in Belgium and the third most important river port of western Europe. St. Jacques church is one of many Romanesque and Gothic churches in the city.

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