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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: Church; inscribed at edge "OB GRATIAM DIV DESIDERATI REGII PARTVS·" and in...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "LUDOVICUS XIIII·REX CHRISTIANISS." and under bust "I·MAVGER·F·". Reverse: Inscribed at edge "OB GRATIAM DIV DESIDERATI REGII PARTVS·" and in exergue "M·D·C·L".

Provenance

By 1917, J. B. How; 1917, bequest of J. B. How to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 18, 1917)

Credit Line

Bequest of J. B. How

French, 1650

Mint

Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Accession Number

17.127

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals