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Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette

Circular medal of Louis XVI, (1754-1793), king of France, and Marie Antoinette. Obverse: Profile bust of Louis XVI looking to proper left, with long curls; inscribed at edge "LUD.XVI.REX CHRISTIANISS" and under bust "B.DUVIVIER". Reverse: Profile bust of Marie Antoinette looking to proper...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "LUD.XVI.REX CHRISTIANISS" and under bust "B.DUVIVIER". Reverse: Inscribed at edge "MARIA ANT.AUSTR.FR.ET NAV.REGINA" and under bust "B.DUVIVIER".

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, 1774

Object Place

Paris, France

Accession Number

17.112

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals