Object Place: Europe, France
Diameter and weight: 32 mm (1 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Circular medal of Francis I. Beaded rim on both faces.
Obverse: Profile bust of Francis I looking to proper right, with a beard and wearing a tall crown; inscribed at edge.
Reverse: Inscribed at center.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "FRANCOIUS I.ROY DE FRANCE.".
Reverse: Inscribed at center "58./NE.1494./SUCCEDE.1515./RETABLISSEMENT/DES SCIENCES ET DES/BEAUX ARTS./MORT.1547./TROISIEME RACE./P.".
1913, given by Henry H. Fay to MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1913)
Gift of Henry H. Fay