Diameter and weight: 124 mm (4 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Metal; bronzed lead
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Circular uniface medal of the Capetian kings of France. Three rows of busts, all looking to proper left in low relief; top row contains two busts, middle row contains six busts, and bottom row contains five busts; Inscribed at edge “AU ROI LE 5 JILLET 1816·DÉDIÉ PIGNALLE[in cursive script]/DEPOSE AV CABINET DES MEDAILLES.”.
Inscribed at edge "AU ROI LE 5 JILLET 1816·DÉDIÉ PIGNALLE [in cursive script]/DEPOSE AV CABINET DES MEDAILLES.".
By 1892, Nathan Appleton (Boston, Massachusetts); 1892, gift of Nathan Appleton to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 7, 1892)
Gift of Nathan Appleton