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Medal

Circular medal commemorating the birth of a child. Obverse: Crowned woman standing in front of a chair, looking up to rays descending from a cloud while holding a branch in her left hand and a child in her right hand; inscribed at edge "EN TERTIA SPES REGNI" and under bust "VDK.F". Reverse:...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "EN TERTIA SPES REGNI" and under bust "VDK.F". Reverse: Inscribed "IN NATIVITATIS/PRINCIPIS/CIVIL.NIC.ALEX./FRED.CAR.HENR./D.IV SEPTEMBRIS/MDCCCXL".

Provenance

By 1930, Malcolm Storer; 1930, gift of Malcolm Storer to MFA. (Accession Date: February 6, 1930)

Credit Line

Gift of Malcolm Storer

Netherlandish, 1840

Accession Number

30.87

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals