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Medal: unidentified sitter

Circular medal of an unidentified woman. Obverse: Profile bust of woman turned slightly to the proper left; inscribed at edge "ELIZ.CHAR.PAL.RHE.DUCISS.AUREL." and under bust "Rög". Reverse: Seated female (probably Athena) with two lions at her feet and a curtain background; inscribed at...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "ELIZ.CHAR.PAL.RHE.DUCISS.AUREL." and under bust "Rög". Reverse: Inscribed at edge "DIS GENITA ET GENITRIX DEVM" and inexergue "M.D.CC.XVII".

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, 1717

Object Place

France

Accession Number

17.154

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals