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Philip II

French
19th century


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

13.915

Medium or Technique

Metal; electrotype

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Philip II. Beaded rim on both faces.

Obverse: Profile bust of Philip II looking to proper left, with long hair and no beard and wearing a cap; inscribed at edge.

Reverse: Inscribed at center.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "PHILIPPE II.ROY DE FRANCE.".

Reverse: Inscribed at center "41./NE.1165./SUCCEDE.1180./SECONDE CROISADE DES/ROIS DE FRANCE.1190./BATAILLE DE BOUVINES./1214./MORT.1223./TROISIEME RACE./P.".

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay