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Philip III

French
19th century


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 33 mm (1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.911

Medium or Technique

Metal; electrotype

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Philip III. Beaded rim on both faces.

Obverse: Profile bust of Philip III looking to proper left, with short hair and no beard and wearing a cap adorned with fleurs-de-lis; inscribed at edge.

Reverse: Inscribed at edge.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "PHILIPPE III.ROY DE FRANCE.".

Reverse: Inscribed at center "44.NE.1245./SUCCEDE.1270./CONCILE GENERAL A LYON./PRISE DE GIRONNE./1285./MORT.1285./TROISIEME RACE./P.".

Provenance

1913, given by Henry H. Fay to MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1913)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay