Louis XV: Coronation
Probably by Emile Rogat (French, 1770–1852)
Object Place: Europe, France
Diameter and weight: 41 mm (1 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Circular medal of Louis XV (1710-1774), king of France, commemorating his coronation at Reims cathedral.
Obverse: Profile bust of Louis XV looking to proper left; inscribed at edge “LUDOVICUS XV REX CHRISTIANISSIMUS” and under bust “RÖG”.
Reverse: Coronation scene placed inside cathedral; inscribed at edge “REX COELESTI OLEO UNCTUS” and in exergue “REMIS.25.OCT./1722”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "LUDOVICUS XV REX CHRISTIANISSIMUS" and under bust "RÖG".
Reverse: Inscribed at edge "REX COELESTI OLEO UNCTUS" and in exergue "REMIS.25.OCT./1722".
By 1913, Henry H. Fay; 1913, gift of Henry H. Fay to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1913)
Gift of Henry H. Fay