Medal with King Henry IV of France

Object Name: 
Medal with King Henry IV of France

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Object Name: 
Medal with King Henry IV of France
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
86.7.3
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam: 5.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1870-1900
Credit Line: 
Gift of Arthur Rubloff, by exchange
Primary Description: 
Dark brown copper; minted. Flat, circular disk; the obverse with convex bust-length portrait of a bearded man wearing elaborate armor; inscribed around the edge "HENRI IIII ROI DE/ FRANCE ET DE NAVARRE", and below shoulder "DE PUYMAURIN D. CAQUE F"; the reverse bearing the inscription "HENRI IV./63eme. ROI./ FILS D'ANTOINE DE BOURBON./NE 1553./ROI 1589./ENTREE A PARIS 1594./PAIX DE VERVINS 1598./CONQUETE DE LA BRESSE/ET DU BUGEY/ 1600./MORT 1610."; impressed "CUIVRE", with a hand pointing at the inscription, on the rim.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Rubloff, Arthur, Source
1986-03-24
Sotheby's, Source
1986-03-24
Color: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
HENRI IIII ROI DE/ FRANCE ET DE NAVARRE
Inscription
Around the edge on obverse
CUIVRE
Inscription
Impressed on the rim on reverse
HENRI IV./63eme. ROI./ FILS D'ANTOINE DE BOURBON./NE 1553./ROI 1589./ENTREE A PARIS 1594./PAIX DE VERVINS 1598./CONQUETE DE LA BRESSE/ET DU BUGEY/ 1600./MORT 1610.
Inscription
on reverse
DE PUYMAURIN D. CAQUE F
Inscription
Below shoulder on obverse
French and Continental Furniture, decorations and clocks (#5438) (1986-03-22) lot #25;