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Caroline Ferdinande Louise

French
1828


Mint: France

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 51 mm (2 in.)

Accession Number

13.863

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Caroline Ferdinande Louise (1798-1890).

Obverse: Profile bust of Caroline Ferdinande Louise looking to proper left; inscribed at edge “MLE·CAROLNE·FERDE·LSE·DUCHESSE·DE·BERRI” and under bust “DE·PUYMAURIN·DT·E·DUBOIS·FT·”.

Reverse: Inscribed at center “EN 1828/LE DE SEPTEMBRE/SON ALTESSE ROYALE/MADAME/DUCHESSE DE BERRI/A POSÉ LA PREMIERE PIERRE/DU MONUMENT TRIOMPHAL/CONSACRE/PAR LA VILLE DE TOULOUSE/A LA GLOIRE/DE SON ALTESSE ROYALE MONSEIGNEUR/LE DAUPHIN/ET DE L’ARMÉE FRANCAISE/SOUS SES ORDES/DANS LA CAMPAGNE/DESPAGNE EN 1823”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "MLE·CAROLNE·FERDE·LSE·DUCHESSE·DE·BERRI" and under bust "DE·PUYMAURIN·DT·E·DUBOIS·FT·".

Reverse: Inscribed at center "EN 1828/LE DE SEPTEMBRE/SON ALTESSE ROYALE/MADAME/DUCHESSE DE BERRI/A POSÉ LA PREMIERE PIERRE/DU MONUMENT TRIOMPHAL/CONSACRE/PAR LA VILLE DE TOULOUSE/A LA GLOIRE/DE SON ALTESSE ROYALE MONSEIGNEUR/LE DAUPHIN/ET DE L'ARMÉE FRANCAISE/SOUS SES ORDES/DANS LA CAMPAGNE/DESPAGNE EN 1823".

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