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Louis XIV

Circular medal of Louis XIV (1638-1715), king of France. Obverse: Profile bustof Louis XIV looking to proper left; inscribed at edge "LUDOVICUS XIIII·REX CHRISTIANISSIMUS·" and under bust "I·MAVGER·F·". Reverse: Three putto in foreground--at proper right one is drawing, at center one is...

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Obverse: Inscribed under bust "I·MAVGER·F·" and at edge "LUDOVICUS XIIII·REX CHRISTIANISSIMUS·". Reverse: Inscribed on banner "SCHOLAE AUGUSTAE", at proper right "B", and in exergue "ACADEMIA REGIA PICT·ET SCULPT·/[ ]UTETIA ET ROMAE INST/M·DC·LXVII·".


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, 1667 or 19th century

Object Place


Catalogue Raisonné

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

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Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze




Numismatics, Medals