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Marie de'Medici

Circular medal of Marie de'Medici (1573-1642). Beaded rim on both faces. Obverse: Part of face sunken in. Profile bust of Marie de'Medici looking to proper left, wearing high-collared dress and a widow's cap; inscribed at edge "MARIA AVG·GALLIAE ET NAVARAE REGINA" and under bust...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "MARIA AVG·GALLIAE ET NAVARAE REGINA" and under bust "G·DVPRE·1615". Reverse: Inscribed at edge "SERVANDO DEA FACTA DEOS".

Provenance

By 1923, Mrs. A. C. Storer; 1923, gift of Mrs. A. C. Storer to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 4, 1923)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss A. C. Storer

French, 1615

Mint

France

Accession Number

23.47

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze (or possibly copper)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals