Object Place: France
Diameter and weight: 46 mm (1 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Metal; copper alloy
Not On View
Circular medal of Marie Antoinette (1755-1793), commemorating her execution (1793).
Obverse: Profile bust of Marie Antoinette looking to proper right; inscribed at edge “MARIA·ANTONIA·AVSTRIACA·” and under bust “BALDENBACH”.
Reverse: Willow tree and a rock; inscribed on rock “PERDY/ELLIVM/FVRORIS/VICTIMA·/XVI·OCTOBRIS/MDCCXCIII·”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "MARIA·ANTONIA·AVSTRIACA·" and under bust "BALDENBACH".
Reverse: Inscribed on rock "PERDY/ELLIVM/FVRORIS/VICTIMA·/XVI·OCTOBRIS/MDCCXCIII·".
By 1917, J. B. How; 1917, bequest of J. B. How to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 18, 1917)
Bequest of J. B. How