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Philip V

French
19th century


Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 32 mm (1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.907

Medium or Technique

Metal; electrotype

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Philip V, king of France. Beaded rim on both faces.

Obverse: Profile bust of Philip V looking to proper right, wearing crown and with long hair; inscribed at edge.

Reverse: Inscribed at center.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "PHILIPPE V·ROY DE FRANCE.".

Reverse: Inscribed at center "48?/NÉ·1293·/SACRÉ·1317·/SUCCESSION/DES MÂLES EN LIGNE/COLLATERALE·/MORT·1322·/TROISIEME RACE·/F·".

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay