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Louis IX

French
19th century


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

13.905

Medium or Technique

Metal; electrotype

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Louis IX. Beaded rim on both.

Obverse: Profile bust of Louis IX looking to proper left, with long hair and no beard and wearing a crown; inscribed at edge.

Reverse: Inscribed at center.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "ST.LOUIS ROY DE FRANCE.".

Reverse: Inscribed at center "43./NE.1215./SUCCEDE.1226./TROISIEME CROISADE DES/ROIS DE FRANCE./1248./MORT.1270./TROISIEME RACE./P.".

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay