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Medal

Octagonal medal probably commemorating a marriage. Obverse: Crowned emblem at center. Reverse: Three putto supporting a shield with a monogram; inscribed below.

Inscription

Reverse: Inscribed on shield "M" overlapping "D" and below "LORTHIOR F".

Provenance

Before 1927, The Mary Hooper Packard Collection; 1927, given by Horace Packard to MFA. (Accession Date: May 5, 1927)

Credit Line

Gift of Horace Packard

possibly French, 1700–1900

Object Place

France

Accession Number

27.247

Medium or Technique

Metal; probably silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals