Medal with Louis Antoine

Object Name: 
Medal with Louis Antoine

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Object Name: 
Medal with Louis Antoine
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
86.7.5
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam: 4.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1815
Credit Line: 
Gift of Arthur Rubloff, by exchange
Primary Description: 
Coppery-brown bronze or copper; minted. Flat, circular disk; obverse with convex male portrait facing dexter, wearing military uniform with medals; inscribed around the edge "LOUIS ANTOINE/DUC D'ANGOULEME" and, below bust, "GAYRARD."; the reverse inscribed "JE DEMANDE, J'EXIGE MEME,/QUE LE ROI NE CEDE SUR REIN/POUR ME REVOIR;/JE NE CRAINS NI LA MORT/NI LA PRISON,/ JE SUIS PRET A TOUT,"/ET TOUT CE QUE DIEU M'ENVERRA/SERA BIEN RECU./LOUIS ANTOINE./PONT ST. ESTRIT/10 AVRIL 1815.".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Rubloff, Arthur, Source
1986-03-24
Sotheby's, Source
1986-03-24
Technique: 
Inscription: 
LOUIS ANTOINE/DUC D'ANGOULEME
Inscription
around the edge on obverse
JE DEMANDE, J'EXIGE MEME,/QUE LE ROI NE CEDE SUR REIN/POUR ME REVOIR;/JE NE CRAINS NI LA MORT/NI LA PRISON,/ JE SUIS PRET A TOUT,"/ET TOUT CE QUE DIEU M'ENVERRA/SERA BIEN RECU./LOUIS ANTOINE./PONT ST. ESTRIT/10 AVRIL 1815.".
Inscription
on reverse
GAYRARD.
Inscription
below bust on obverse
French and Continental Furniture, decorations and clocks (#5438) (1986-03-22) lot #25;