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Philip V

Circular medal of Philip V, king of France. Beaded rim on both faces. Obverse: Profile bust of Philip V looking to proper right, wearing crown and with long hair; inscribed at edge. Reverse: Inscribed at center.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "PHILIPPE V·ROY DE FRANCE.". Reverse: Inscribed at center "48?/NÉ·1293·/SACRÉ·1317·/SUCCESSION/DES MÂLES EN LIGNE/COLLATERALE·/MORT·1322·/TROISIEME RACE·/F·".

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay

French, 19th century

Accession Number

13.907

Medium or Technique

Metal; electrotype

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals