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Jules Cardinal Mazarin: Battle at Casale

French
after 1630
Designed by Jean Warin (French, 1607–1672), Probably by Jean Dollin


Mint: France

Dimensions

Coin or medal: 53 mm, 12h

Accession Number

17.125

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Jules Cardinal Mazarin (1602-1661), commemorating the battle at Casale.

Obverse: Profile bust of Cardinal Mazarin looking to proper left; inscribed at edge “IVLIVS·CARDINALIS·MAZARINVS·”.

Reverse: Battle scene with an army at each side and a soldier riding to proper left inbetween, walled city in background; inscribed at edge “IN·FESTAS·ACIES·NVTV·DIRIMIT” and in exerque “CASALI·1630/·D·F· (or ·D·V·)”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "IVLIVS·CARDINALIS·MAZARINVS·".

Reverse: Inscribed at edge "IN·FESTAS·ACIES·NVTV·DIRIMIT" and in exerque "CASALI·1630/·D·F· (or ·D·V·)".

Provenance

By 1917, J. B. How; 1917, bequest of J. B. How to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 18, 1917)

Credit Line

Bequest of J. B. How