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Anne-Marie-Louise d'Orléans

French
about 1670
Artist Charles-Jean-François Chéron (French, 1635–1698)


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

Coin or medal: 70.5 mm, 12h

Accession Number

17.149

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Anne-Marie-Louise d’Orléans (1627-1693), duchess de Montpensier, also called la Grande Mademoiselle.

Obverse: Profile bust of Marie of Bourbon looking to proper left; inscribed at edge “MAR·ANBORBON·LVDM·F·L·PR·CONTY VIDVA·” and under bust “F·CHE RON·”.

Reverse: A diety in a charriot at proper left holding a torch; charriot being pulled by two horses to proper right on a cloud over earth; inscribed at edge “·SOLEMQVE PARENTEM QVIS NEGET·” and below “CHERON”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "MAR·ANBORBON·LVDM·F·L·PR·CONTY VIDVA·" and under bust "F·CHE RON·".

Reverse: Inscribed at edge "·SOLEMQVE PARENTEM QVIS NEGET·" and below "CHERON".

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