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Christina

Circular medal of Christina, queen of Sweden (1626-1689), part of her medallic history. Area filed down on top edge. Obverse: Profile bust of Christina, looking to proper left; inscribed at edge "REGINA CHRISTINA". Reverse: The sun with face on surface, eminating many thin rays; inscribed at...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "REGINA CHRISTINA". Reverse: Inscribed at proper right of sun "G" and proper left "D" and below "NEC FALSO·NEC·ALIENO".

Provenance

By 1913, Henry H. Fay; 1913, gift of Henry H. Fay to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1913)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay

Swedish, 1680

Mint

Sweden

Accession Number

13.873

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals