Benjamin Duvivier (French, 1730–1819)
Object Place: Europe, France
Diameter: 6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)
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Circular medal of Louis XVI, king of France. Obverse: Bust of Louis XVI looking to proper left; signed on shoulder and inscribed at edge. Reverse: Inscribed within oak wreath.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "LUDOVICO XVI.FR.ET NAVAR.REGI OPTIMO".
Reverse: Inscribed within wreath "AD/PROMOVENDAS/ARTES/STEPH.D.M./MDCC.LXXXII".
Obverse: Signed on shoulder "B. DU VIVIER".
Bequest of J. B. How