Artist Guillaume Dupré (French, 1574–1642)
Coin or medal: 63 mm, 12h
Medium or Technique
Metal; bronze (or possibly copper)
Not On View
Circular medal of Marie de’Medici (1573-1642). Beaded rim on both faces.
Obverse: Part of face sunken in. Profile bust of Marie de’Medici looking to proper left, wearing high-collared dress and a widow’s cap; inscribed at edge “MARIA AVG·GALLIAE ET NAVARAE REGINA” and under bust “G·DVPRE·1615”.
Reverse: A masted ship among rough seas and being blown by the wind (represented at proper right); on ship at proper right is Cybele, steering naked men and women as passangers; inscribed at edge “SERVANDO DEA FACTA DEOS”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "MARIA AVG·GALLIAE ET NAVARAE REGINA" and under bust "G·DVPRE·1615".
Reverse: Inscribed at edge "SERVANDO DEA FACTA DEOS".
By 1923, Mrs. A. C. Storer; 1923, gift of Mrs. A. C. Storer to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 4, 1923)
Gift of Miss A. C. Storer