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Charles IV

French
19th century


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 32 mm (1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.916

Medium or Technique

Metal; electrotype

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Charles IV, king of France. Beaded rim on both faces.

Obverse: Profile bust of Charles IV looking to proper right, wearing crown and armor and with long hair; inscribed at edge.

Reverse: Inscribed at center.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "CHARLES IV.ROY DE FRANCE.".

Reverse: Inscribed at center "49./NE.1294./SUCCEDE.1322./LES FLAMANDES PUNIS./1325./MORT.1328./TROISIEME RACE./C.".

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay