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Frederick William III

Circular medal of Frederick William III, king of Prussia (1797-1840), from the "Médaillier Genéral des Hommes Illustres Célèbres ou Fameux Anciens et Modernes". Hanging ring at top. Obverse: Encased in glass, profile bust of Frederick William III looking to proper right; inscribed at edge...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "FREDERIC GUILLAUME III ROI DE PRUSSE.". Reverse: Inscribed "MÉDAILLIER/GENÉRAL/DES HOMMES ILLUSTRES/CÉLÈBRES OU FAMEUX/ANCIENS ET MODERNES/COMMENCÉ EN 1801/PAR P.G. LIENARD/A PARIS.".

Provenance

By 1920, Misses Louisa W. and Marian R. Case; 1920, gift of Misses Louisa W. and Marian R. Case to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 20, 1920)

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Louisa W. and Marian R. Case in memory of their father James Brown Case

French, after 1801

Accession Number

20.535

Medium or Technique

Metal; gilt metal, glass, and repoussé

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals