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Louis XIV: Regency of the Queen Mother

Circular medal of Louis XIV (1638-1715), king of France commemorating the regency of the Queen Mother. Obverse: Profile bust of Louis XIV as a child looking to proper left; inscribed at edge "LUDOVICUS XIIII·REX CHRISTIANISSIMUS." and under bust "I·MAVGER·F·". Reverse: Young Louis XIV and...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "LUDOVICUS XIIII·REX CHRISTIANISSIMUS." and under bust "I·MAVGER·F·". Reverse: Inscribed at edge "ANNAE AUSTRIACIAE REGIS ET REGNI·CURA DATA" and in exergue "M·DC·XLIII·".

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, about 1702–05

Object Place

France

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Accession Number

17.126

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals