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Louis-Philippe I

Circular medal of Louis-Philippe I (1773-1850), king of France. Obverse: Profile bust of Louis Philippe looking to proper left, wearing laureate wreath; inscribed at edge "LVDOVICVS PHILIPPVS I. FRANCORVM REX." and under bust "PETIT F.". Reverse: Standing woman at proper right with cross and...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "LVDOVICVS PHILIPPVS I. FRANCORVM REX." and under bust "PETIT F.". Reverse: Inscribed at edge "COMES·PARISIENSIS·SACRO·LAVACRO·ABLVTVS·", below "PETIT IVN. ET F."., and in exergue "II.MAI.M.DCCC.XLI.".

Provenance

By 1917, John B. How; 1917, gift of the Estate of John B. How to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 17, 1917)

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of John B. How

French, 1861

Object Place

France

Accession Number

17.3180

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals