Medal of Emperor Louis XVIII

Object Name: 
Medal of Emperor Louis XVIII

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Object Name: 
Medal of Emperor Louis XVIII
Maker(s): 
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
85.7.12
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam: 4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1814
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton, by exchange
Primary Description: 
Dark brown copper; stamped (minted). Flat, circular form, the obverse with a male portrait facing sinister, inscribed "LOUIS XVIII ROI DE FRANCE ET DE NAVARRE." and on the shoulder "ANDRIEU F."; on the reverse, a seated monarch (Louis XVIII) offering a scroll to two men with upraised arms, inscribed below "CHARTE CONSTITUTIONNELLE/IV. JUIN MDCCCXIV.", and at the side "ANDRIEU. F."
Department: 
Provenance: 
Stack's Numismatics, Former Collection
1985-10-30
Houghton, The Honorable Amory, Source
1985-10-30
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1985-10-30
Color: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
LOUIS XVIII ROIDE. FRANCE ET DE NAVARRE
Inscription
on obverse, above portrait
ANDRIEU.F.
Inscription
on side
CHARTE CONSTITUTIONNELLE/IV.JUIN MDCCCXIV
Inscription
on reverse below scene