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Louis XIV

Circular medal of Louis XIV (1638-1715), king of France. Obverse: Profile bust of Louis XIV looking to proper left; inscribed at edge "LUDOVICUS XIIII·REX CHRISTIANISS." and under bust "I·MAVGER·F·". Reverse: Prostate male (Dunkirk ?) at proper left with prow of ship behind offering keys...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "LUDOVICUS XIIII·REX CHRISTIANISS." and under bust "I·MAVGER·F·". Reverse: Inscribed at edge "DUNKERCA ACQUISITA" and in exergue "XXVII OCTOBRIS/M·DC·LXII·".

Provenance

By 1913, Henry H. Fay; 1913, gift of Henry H. Fay to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1913)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay

French, 1662

Object Place

France

Catalogue Raisonné

Médailles sur les Principaux Evénéments du Règne de Louis le Grand.

Accession Number

13.829

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals