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Louis XIV

French
1650
Jean Mauger (French, 1648–1722)


Mint: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Médailles sur les Principaux Evénéments du Règne de Louis le Grand.

Dimensions

Coin or medal: 41 mm, 12h

Accession Number

17.127

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Louis XIV (1638-1715), king of France.

Obverse: Profile bust of Louis XIV looking to proper left; inscribed at edge “LUDOVICUS XIIII·REX CHRISTIANISS.” and under bust “I·MAVGER·F·”.

Reverse: Church; inscribed at edge “OB GRATIAM DIV DESIDERATI REGII PARTVS·” and in exergue “M·D·C·L”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "LUDOVICUS XIIII·REX CHRISTIANISS." and under bust "I·MAVGER·F·".

Reverse: Inscribed at edge "OB GRATIAM DIV DESIDERATI REGII PARTVS·" and in exergue "M·D·C·L".

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