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John II

Circular medal of John II. Beaded rim on both faces. Obverse: Profile bust of John II looking to proper left, with long hair and a short beard; inscribed at edge. Reverse: Inscribed at center.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "JEAN II.ROY DE FRANCE.". Reverse: Inscribed at center "51./NE.1350./RARE EXEMPLE DE GENEROSITÉ./MORT.1364./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

13.918

Medium or Technique

Metal; electrotype

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals