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Marie de'Medici

Circular medal of Marie de'Medici as regent (1573-1642). Beaded rim on both faces. Obverse: Profile bust of Marie de'Medici looking to proper left, wearing a crown with a fleur-de-lis; inscribed at edge "MARIA·AVGVSTA MED·FR·REG·MODERATRIX". Reverse: The Queen (as Juno) at center, wearing...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "MARIA·AVGVSTA MED·FR·REG·MODERATRIX". Reverse: Inscribed at edge "DAT [rosette] PACCATVM [rosette] OMNIBVS [rosette] AETHER [rosette]" and "1613".

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, 1613

Object Place

France

Accession Number

17.121

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals