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Francis I

Circular medal of Francis I. Beaded rim on both faces. Obverse: Profile bust of Francis I looking to proper right, with a beard and wearing a tall crown; inscribed at edge. Reverse: Inscribed at center.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "FRANCOIUS I.ROY DE FRANCE.". Reverse: Inscribed at center "58./NE.1494./SUCCEDE.1515./RETABLISSEMENT/DES SCIENCES ET DES/BEAUX ARTS./MORT.1547./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

13.902

Medium or Technique

Metal; electrotype

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals