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Louis-Antoine-Henri de Bourbon-Condé, duc d'Enghien

French
1804


Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 41 mm (1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.812

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Louis-Antoine-Henri de Bourbon-Condé, duke of Enghien (1772-1804), commemorating his death.

Obverse: Profile bust of Louis-Antoine-Henri. looking to proper right; inscribed at edge “L.A.H. DE BOURBON CONDE DUC D’ENGHIEN” and under bust “E. GATTEAUX”.

Reverse: Triumphal horse with shield bearing fleur-de-lis behind and a military tent at proper left; inscribed above “PERIIT HEROS” and below “VINCENNAE XXI MART[IS]/MDCCCIV”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed under bust "E. GATTEAUX" and at edge "L.A.H. DE BOURBON CONDE DUC D'ENGHIEN".

Reverse: Inscribed above "PERIIT HEROS" and below "VINCENNAE XXI MART[IS]/MDCCCIV".

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