Artist van der Kellen
Diameter and weight: 48 mm (1 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Circular medal commemorating the birth of a child.
Obverse: Crowned woman standing in front of a chair, looking up to rays descending from a cloud while holding a branch in her left hand and a child in her right hand; inscribed at edge “EN TERTIA SPES REGNI” and under bust “VDK.F”.
Reverse: Inscribed within crenelated border “IN NATIVITATIS/PRINCIPIS/CIVIL.NIC.ALEX./FRED.CAR.HENR./D.IV SEPTEMBRIS/MDCCCXL”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "EN TERTIA SPES REGNI" and under bust "VDK.F".
Reverse: Inscribed "IN NATIVITATIS/PRINCIPIS/CIVIL.NIC.ALEX./FRED.CAR.HENR./D.IV SEPTEMBRIS/MDCCCXL".
By 1930, Malcolm Storer; 1930, gift of Malcolm Storer to MFA. (Accession Date: February 6, 1930)
Gift of Malcolm Storer