Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette
Object Place: Europe, France
Coin or medal: 66 mm, 12h
Medium or Technique
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Circular medal of Louis XVI (1754-1793), dauphin and later king of France, and Marie Antoinette.
Obverse: Profile bust of Louis looking to proper left; inscribed at edge “·LVD·F·DELPHINVS· ·LVD·MAG·FILIVS·” and under bust “F”.
Reverse: Profile bust of Marie looking to proper left; inscribed at edge “·MAR·ANN·CHRIST·VICT· ·LVD·DELPH·CONVX·”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "·LVD·F·DELPHINVS· ·LVD·MAG·FILIVS·" and under bust "F".
Reverse: Inscribed at edge "·MAR·ANN·CHRIST·VICT· ·LVD·DELPH·CONVX·".
By 1917, J. B. How; 1917, bequest of J. B. How to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 18, 1917)
Bequest of J. B. How