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Louis Philippe I

Circular medal of Louis Philippe I, king of France. Obverse: Profile bust of Louis Philippe looking to proper left; inscribed at edge and under bust. Reverse: Inscribed.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "LOUIS PHILIPPE I ROI DES FRANCAIS" and under bust "CAQUÉ F". Reverse: Inscribed "LE ROI/A POSÉ LA 1ERE. PIERRE/DE L'ENTREPOT/DE L'ISLE DES CIGNES/---/20 OCTOBRE/1833".

Provenance

By 1924, Dudley Leavitt Pickman; 1924, given by Dudley Leavitt Pickman to MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1924)

Credit Line

Gift of Dudley Leavitt Pickman

French, 19th century

Accession Number

24.247

Medium or Technique

Metal; probably bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals