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Philip VI

French
19th century


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 32 mm (1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.917

Medium or Technique

Metal; electrotype

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Philip VI, king of France. Beaded rim on both faces.

Obverse: Profile bust of Philip VI king of France, looking to proper left, wearing a crown and with long hair and a short beard.

Reverse: Inscribed at center.

Inscription

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

Reverse: Inscribed at center "50. NE.1292./SUCCEDE.1328./BATAILLE DE MONT CASSEL./1328./MORT./1350./TROISIEME RACE./BRANCHE DE VALOIS./P.".

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay