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Louis XV

Circular medal of Louis XV. Obverse: Profile bust of Louis XV looking to proper right; inscribed at edge and under bust. Reverse: Inscribed at center.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "LUD·XV·REX CHRISTIANISS." and under bust "B. DUVIVIER F.". Reverse: "AD/XII.PUERORUM/ET/XII.PUELLARUM/GRATUIT EDUCATIONEM/HOSPITIUM/A NIC.BEAUJON/REG·CONS·FUNDAT/MDCCLXXXIV".

Provenance

By 1930, Malcolm Storer; 1930, given by Malcolm Storer to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 6, 1930)

Credit Line

Gift of Malcolm Storer

French, 1784

Object Place

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Accession Number

30.70

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Metalwork