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Louis XIII

Circular medal of Louis XIII, king of France. Beaded rim on both faces. Obverse: Profile bust of Louis looking to proper left, wearing a laureate wreath and a lion's skin and with a mustache and long hair; inscribed at edge "LOUIS XIII.ROY DE FRAN.ET DE NAVAR.". Reverse: Inscribed at center...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "LOUIS XIII.ROY DE FRAN.ET DE NAVAR.". Reverse: Inscribed at center "64./NE 1601./SUCCEDE 1610./PRISE DE LA ROCHELLE/1628./DEFAITE/DES IMPERIAUX 1638./MORT 1643./TROISIEME RACE./P.".

Credit Line

Source unidentified

French, 19th century

Mint

France

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 33 mm (1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.1673.2

Medium or Technique

Metal; probably electrotype

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals