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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: Standing Louis XIV before throne at proper right receiving envoys; inscribed...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "LUDOVICUS XIIII·REX CHRISTIANISS·" and under bust "I·MAVGER·F·". Reverse: Inscribed at edge "JUS PRAECEDENDI ASSERTUM" and in exergue "HISPANORUM EXCUSATIO/CORAM·XXX·LEG·PR·/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

13.830

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals