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Joan of Arc

French


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 23 mm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

23.114

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver (or possibly electrotype)

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Joan of Arc (1412-1431) with hanging loop and ring.

Obverse: Bust of Joan of Arc looking to proper right with raised sword in her right hand; inscribed at proper left edge “B.JEANNE D’ARC/1412-1431” and on armor at shoulder “[O]BC”.

Reverse: Shield with fleur-de-lis on it infront of a cross and banner at proper right; uninscribed.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at proper left edge "B.JEANNE D'ARC/1412-1431" and on armor at shoulder "[O]BC".

Provenance

1923, gift of Dr. M. H. Lurie to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 4, 1923)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. M. H. Lurie