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Medal: unidentified sitter

French
1717


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 34 mm (1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.154

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of an unidentified woman.

Obverse: Profile bust of woman turned slightly to the proper left; inscribed at edge “ELIZ.CHAR.PAL.RHE.DUCISS.AUREL.” and under bust “Rög”.

Reverse: Seated female (probably Athena) with two lions at her feet and a curtain background; inscribed at edge “DIS GENITA ET GENITRIX DEVM” and inexergue “M.D.CC.XVII”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "ELIZ.CHAR.PAL.RHE.DUCISS.AUREL." and under bust "Rög".

Reverse: Inscribed at edge "DIS GENITA ET GENITRIX DEVM" and inexergue "M.D.CC.XVII".

Provenance

By 1917, J. B. How; 1917, bequest of J. B. How to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 18, 1917)

Credit Line

Bequest of J. B. How