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John II

French
19th century


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 33 mm (1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.918

Medium or Technique

Metal; electrotype

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of John II. Beaded rim on both faces.

Obverse: Profile bust of John II looking to proper left, with long hair and a short beard; inscribed at edge.

Reverse: Inscribed at center.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "JEAN II.ROY DE FRANCE.".

Reverse: Inscribed at center "51./NE.1350./RARE EXEMPLE DE GENEROSITÉ./MORT.1364./TROISIEME RACE./P.".

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay