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Charles V

Circular medal of Charles V. Beaded rim on both faces. Obverse: Profile bust of Charles V looking to proper right, with long hair and wearing a crown; inscribed at edge. Reverse: Inscribed at center.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "CHARLES V.ROY DE FRANCE.". Reverse: Inscribed at center "52./NE.1338./PREMIER DAUPHIN/SUCCEDE.1364./MAJORITÉ DES ROIS FIXÉE/A QUATORZE ANS./MORT.1380./TROISIEME RACE./P.".

Provenance

1913, given by Henry H. Fay to MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1913)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay

French, 19th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

13.913

Medium or Technique

Metal; electrotype

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals