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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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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·".


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


Catalogue Raisonné

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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze




Numismatics, Medals