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Medal

Circular medal. Obverse: Standing king and queen on platform infront of throne at proper right presenting the infant duke to three standing soldiers at proper left; inscribed below "CAUNOIS F.1821" and in exergue "HENRY C.F. DIEU-DONNE./DUC DE BORDEAUX, NÉ À PARIS,/LE 29 SEPTEMBRE, 1820."....

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed below "CAUNOIS F.1821" and in exergue "HENRY C.F. DIEU-DONNE./DUC DE BORDEAUX, NÉ À PARIS,/LE 29 SEPTEMBRE, 1820.". Reverse: Inscribed at edge "PRÉSENTATION DU DUC DE BORDEAUX" and at center "IL NOUS EST NÉ/UN ENFANT A TOUS…/CET ENFANT DEVIENDRA UN JOUR/VOTRE PÈRE.../IL VOUS AIMERACOMME JE VOUS AIME,/COMME VOUS AIMENT/TOUS LES MIENS./PAROLES DU ROI./---/XXIX SEPTEMBRE,/MDCCCXX.".

Provenance

By 1913, Henry H. Fay; 1913, gift of Henry H. Fay to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1913)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay

French, 1821

Accession Number

13.815

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals