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Philip III

Circular medal of Philip III. Beaded rim on both faces. Obverse: Profile bust of Philip III looking to proper left, with short hair and no beard and wearing a cap adorned with fleurs-de-lis; inscribed at edge. Reverse: Inscribed at edge.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "PHILIPPE III.ROY DE FRANCE.". Reverse: Inscribed at center "44.NE.1245./SUCCEDE.1270./CONCILE GENERAL A LYON./PRISE DE GIRONNE./1285./MORT.1285./TROISIEME RACE./P.".

Provenance

1913, given by Henry H. Fay to MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1913)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay

French, 19th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

13.911

Medium or Technique

Metal; electrotype

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals