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John I

Circular medal of of John I, king of France (1316). Obverse: Profile bust of John looking to proper left, wearing a crown; inscribed at edge "JEAN I.ROY DE FRANCE". Reverse: Inscribed "47/POSTHUME./REGENCE SANS ROY/PENDANT CINQ MOIS/1316./MORT HUIT JOURS/APRES SA NAISSANCE/TROISIEME...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "JEAN I.ROY DE FRANCE". Reverse: Inscribed "47/POSTHUME./REGENCE SANS ROY/PENDANT CINQ MOIS/1316./MORT HUIT JOURS/APRES SA NAISSANCE/TROISIEME RACE./N.".

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

Jean I

French, 19th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

13.803

Medium or Technique

Metal; electrotype

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals