Artist Philippe Regnault (French)
Coin or medal: 41 mm, 12h
Medium or Technique
Metal; struck bronze, with probably black patina
Not On View
Circular medal of Charles X (1523-1590), king of France. Beaded rim on both faces.
Obverse: Profile bust of Charles looking to proper right, wearnig a crown with a fleur-de-lis; inscribed at edge “CAROLVS·DECIMVS·FRANCORVUM REX”.
Reverse: Crown with fleur-de-lis at center (same crown Charles wears on obverse); inscribed at edge “AVITA·ET·IVS·IN·ARMIS·”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "CAROLVS·DECIMVS·FRANCORVUM REX".
Reverse: Inscribed at edge "AVITA·ET·IVS·IN·ARMIS·".
By 1923, Mrs. A. C. Storer; 1923, gift of Mrs. A. C. Storer to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 4, 1923)
Gift of Miss A. C. Storer