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Louis XIV: Restoration of Military Discipline

Circular medal of Louis XIV (1638-1715), king of France, commemorating his restoration of discipline to the French military. 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...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "LUDOVICUS XIIII·REX CHRISTIANISS." and under bust "I·MAVGER·F·". Reverse: Inscribed on banner "DISCIP·MILIT·REST·" and in exergue "M·DC·LXV·".

Provenance

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, 1665

Object Place

France

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Accession Number

13.828

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals