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Philip IV

Circular medal of Philip IV. Beaded rim on both faces. Obverse: Profile bust of Philip IV looking to proper left, with long hair and no beard and wearing a crown; inscribed at edge. Reverse: Inscribed at center.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "PHILIPPE IV.ROY DE FRAN.ET DE NAVAR.". Reverse: Inscribed at center "45./NE.1268./SUCCEDE.1285./LIBERTEZ DU ROIAUME/MAINTENUES./CONCILE GENERAL/A VIENNE./MORT.1214./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

13.904

Medium or Technique

Metal; electrotype

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals