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Jean Charles

French
1753


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

Overall: 32 x 32 mm (1 1/4 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.869

Medium or Technique

Metal; probably bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Octagonal-shaped medal of Jean Charles, comte d’Aunay. Beaded rim on both faces.

Obveres: Crowned coat-of-arms with eleven quarterings.

Reverse: Inscribed “JEAN CHARLE./DE MESGRINY/COMTE D’AUNAY/LIEUTENANT GENERAL/DES ARMEES OU ROY/INSPECTEUR GENERAL/DES FORTIFICATION/1753.”.

Inscription

Reverse: Inscribed "JEAN CHARLE./DE MESGRINY/COMTE D'AUNAY/LIEUTENANT GENERAL/DES ARMEES OU ROY/INSPECTEUR GENERAL/DES FORTIFICATION/1753.".

Provenance

By 1913, Henry H. Fay; 1913, gift of Henry H. Fay to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1913)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay