Frederick William III
Diameter and weight: 34 mm (1 5/16 in.)
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Circular medal of Fredrick William III (1770-1840), king of Prussia. Beaded rim on both faces.
Obverse: Profile bust of Frederick William looking to proper right; inscribed at edge “FRID·WILH·III REX ACAD·ART·LIBERAL·PROTECTOR” and under bust “A” over “S”.
Reverse: Three Graces, clothed; inscribed above “GRATIIS SACRVM” and in exergue “MDCCLXXXVI”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "FRID·WILH·III REX ACAD·ART·LIBERAL·PROTECTOR" and under bust "A" over "S".
Reverse: Inscribed above "GRATIIS SACRVM" and in exergue "MDCCLXXXVI".
After 1898, MFA sale of duplicates.
Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society