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Louis XIV: Peace of Pyrenees

Circular medal of Louis XIV (1638-1715), king of France, commemorating peace of the Pyrenees between France and Spain. Obverse: Profile bust of Louis XIV looking to proper left, wearing armor; inscribed at edge "LUDOVICUS·XIIII·REX·CHRISTIANISSIMUS" and under bust "R". Reverse: Two...

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Obverse: Inscribed at edge "LUDOVICUS·XIIII·REX·CHRISTIANISSIMUS" and under bust "R". Reverse: Inscribed at edge "AETERNAE CONCORDIAE FRANCIAE ET HISPANIAE", below "I·M·F", and in exergue "M·DC·LX".


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, 1660

Object Place


Catalogue Raisonné

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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Metal; copper alloy




Numismatics, Medals