Object Place: Europe, France
Diameter and weight: 32 mm (1 1/4 in.)
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Circular medal of Louis XII (born 1462, king 1498-1515). Beaded rim on both faces.
Obverse: Profile bust of Louis XII looking to proper left, with long hair and wearing a crowned cap and medal around his neck; inscribed at edge.
Reverse: Inscribed at center.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "LOUIS XII.ROY DE FRANCE.".
Reverse: Inscribed at center "57./NE.1462./SUCCEDE.1498./CONQUÊTE DU MILANEZ./1499./MORT.1515./TROISIEME RACE./DU 2.AU.3 DEGRÉ.".
1913, given by Henry H. Fay to MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1913)
Gift of Henry H. Fay