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John I

Jean I

French
19th century


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 33 mm (1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.803

Medium or Technique

Metal; electrotype

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of of John I, king of France (1316).

Obverse: Profile bust of John looking to proper left, wearing a crown; inscribed at edge “JEAN I.ROY DE FRANCE”.

Reverse: Inscribed “47/POSTHUME./REGENCE SANS ROY/PENDANT CINQ MOIS/1316./MORT HUIT JOURS/APRES SA NAISSANCE/TROISIEME RACE./N.”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "JEAN I.ROY DE FRANCE".

Reverse: Inscribed "47/POSTHUME./REGENCE SANS ROY/PENDANT CINQ MOIS/1316./MORT HUIT JOURS/APRES SA NAISSANCE/TROISIEME RACE./N.".

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