Object Place: Europe, France
Diameter and weight: 32 mm (1 1/4 in.)
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Circular medal of Louis XI (born 1423, king 1461-83). Beaded rim on both faces.
Obverse: Profile bust of Louis XI looking to proper left, wearing a high cap and medal around neck; inscribed at edge.
Reverse: Inscribed at center.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "LOUIS XI.ROY DE FRANCE.".
Reverse: Inscribed at center "55./NE.1423./SUCCEDE.1461./INSTITUTION DE L'ORDRE/DE SAINT MICHEL.1469/MORT.1483./TROISIEME RACE./P.".
1913, given by Henry H. Fay to MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1913)
Gift of Henry H. Fay