Jules Cardinal Mazarin: Battle at Casale
Coin or medal: 53 mm, 12h
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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·)”.
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·)".
By 1917, J. B. How; 1917, bequest of J. B. How to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 18, 1917)
Bequest of J. B. How