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Louis XII

Circular medal of Louis XII (born 1462, king 1498-1515). Beaded rim on both faces. Obverse: Profile bust of Louis XII looking to proper left, with long hair and wearing a crowned cap and medal around his neck; inscribed at edge. Reverse: Inscribed at center.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "LOUIS XII.ROY DE FRANCE.". Reverse: Inscribed at center "57./NE.1462./SUCCEDE.1498./CONQUÊTE DU MILANEZ./1499./MORT.1515./TROISIEME RACE./DU 2.AU.3 DEGRÉ.".

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

13.895

Medium or Technique

Metal; electrotype

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals