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Louis the Strong

Circular medal of Louis the Strong (1678-1748). Obverse: Bust of Louis in 3/4 profile looking to proper right; inscribed at edge "LUD·LE FORT REIP·GENEV·CONSUL PRIMAR·ANN·1734·AET·66·" and under bust "I·DASSIER·F·". Reverse: Allegorical scene with eye of God at top, goddess with...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "LUD·LE FORT REIP·GENEV·CONSUL PRIMAR·ANN·1734·AET·66·" and under bust "I·DASSIER·F·". Reverse: Inscribed at edge "DEI NUMINE" and in exergue "JURA CIVIUM ASSERTA·/ANNO 1734".

Provenance

By 1973, Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Moeller III (Massachusetts); 1973, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Moeller III to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 13, 1973)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Moeller, III

French, 1734

Object Place

France

Accession Number

1973.446

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals