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Christina of Lorraine

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Circular uniface medal of Christina of Loraine (1565-1636), grand duchess of Tuscany. Beaded rim. Profile bust of Chrstina of Loraine looking to proper left, wearing viel over hair; inscribed at edge "CHRISTIANA PRINC·LOTH·MAG·DUX HETRVR".

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "CHRISTIANA PRINC·LOTH·MAG·DUX HETRVR".

Provenance

By 1917, Horatio Greenough Curtis; 1917, gift of Horatio Greenough Curtis to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 1, 1917)

Credit Line

Gift of Horatio Greenough Curtis

French, 1613

Mint

France

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 95 mm (3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.173

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals