Object Place: Europe, France
Diameter and weight: 41 mm (1 5/8 in.)
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Circular medal of Marie Antoinette (1755-1793), queen of France.
Obverse: Profile bust of Marie Antoinette looking to proper right; inscribed at edge “MARIA ANT.AUSTR.FR.ET NAV.REGINA” and under bust “B.DUVIVIER”.
Reverse: Inscribed at center “ACTE/DE/BIENFAISANCE/DE LA REINE” and in exergue “MARIAGES CÉLÉBRÉS/EN FEVRIER/1779”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "MARIA ANT.AUSTR.FR.ET NAV.REGINA" and under bust "B.DUVIVIER".
Reverse: Inscribed at center "ACTE/DE/BIENFAISANCE/DE LA REINE" and in exergue "MARIAGES CÉLÉBRÉS/EN FEVRIER/1779".
By 1917, J. B. How; 1917, bequest of J. B. How to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 18, 1917)
Bequest of J. B. How