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Medal: unidentified sitter

Prussian
1786


Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 45 mm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.872

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of unidentified sitter.

Obverse: Profile bust looking to proper right; inscribed at edge “FRIDINCOMPARABILIS DEI GRATIA REX BORVSS:ETC:” and on bust “I·C·H”.

Reverse: Pedestal mounted by an urn surrounded by spoils and a dove and rays above; inscribed above “RESTABAT ALIUD NIHIL” and in exergue “NATUS XXIV JAN MDCCXII/DENATUS XVII AUGUST/MDCCLXXXVI”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "FRIDINCOMPARABILIS DEI GRATIA REX BORVSS:ETC:" and on bust "I·C·H".

Reverse: Inscribed above "RESTABAT ALIUD NIHIL" and in exergue "NATUS XXIV JAN MDCCXII/DENATUS XVII AUGUST/MDCCLXXXVI".

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