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Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette

Circular medal of Louis XVI (1754-1793), dauphin and later king of France, and Marie Antoinette. Obverse: Profile bust of Louis looking to proper left; inscribed at edge "·LVD·F·DELPHINVS· ·LVD·MAG·FILIVS·" and under bust "F". Reverse: Profile bust of Marie looking to proper left;...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "·LVD·F·DELPHINVS· ·LVD·MAG·FILIVS·" and under bust "F". Reverse: Inscribed at edge "·MAR·ANN·CHRIST·VICT· ·LVD·DELPH·CONVX·".

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,

Object Place

France

Accession Number

17.148

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals