Object Place: Europe, France
Diameter and weight: 33 mm (1 5/16 in.)
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Circular medal of Charles IX. Beaded rim on both faces.
Obverse: Profile bust of Charles IX looking to proper right, with a short beard and hair and wearing a laureate crown, plate armor, and a ruffled collar; inscribed at edge.
Reverse: Inscribed at center.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "CHARLES IX.ROY DE FRANCE.".
Reverse: Inscribed "61./NÉ. 1550./SUCCEDE. 1560./COMMENCEMENT DE/L'ANNÉE FIXÉ AU PREMIER/JOUR DE JANVIER.MORT. 1574/TROISIEME RACE./F.".
1913, given by Henry H. Fay to MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1913)
Gift of Henry H. Fay