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Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette

Circular medal of Louis XVI (1754-1793), king of France, and Marie Antoinette (1755-1793). Obverse: Two profile busts of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette looking to proper right; inscribed at edge "LOUIS XVI·ROI DE FRANCE·ET NAV·ET MAR·ANT·J·J·D'AUSTRICHE REINE" and under bust...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "LOUIS XVI·ROI DE FRANCE·ET NAV·ET MAR·ANT·J·J·D'AUSTRICHE REINE" and under bust "B·DUVIVIER". Reverse: Inscribed at edge "FELICITAS PUBLICA" and in exergue "NATALES DELPHINI/DIE XXII OCTOBRIS/MDCCLXXXI".

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, 1781

Object Place

France

Accession Number

17.102

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals