Medal of Louis VIII

Object Name: 
Medal of Louis VIII

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Object Name: 
Medal of Louis VIII
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
86.7.62
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam: 5.2 cm, Th: 6 mm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1837
Credit Line: 
Gift of Arthur Rubloff, by exchange
Primary Description: 
Bronze; obverse, bust of Louis VIII (male with crown), facing left.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Rubloff, Arthur, Source
1986-03-24
Sotheby's, Source
1986-03-24
Color: 
Inscription: 
LOUIS VIII DIT LE LION ROI DE FRANCE CAQUE 1837
Inscription
Obverse
LOUIS VIII DIT LE LION./43 EME.ROI./FILS DE PHILIPPE AUGUSTE/NE 1187./ROI 1223./PRISE DE NIORT/DE SAINT JEAN D'ANGELI/ET DE LA ROCHELLE 1224./CONQUETE DU LIMOSIN/ET DU PERIGORD 1224./TREVE AVEC L'ANGLETERRE 1225./GUERRE CONTRE LES ALBIGEOIS 1225./PRISE D'AVIGNON 1226./SOUMISSION DU LANGUEDOC 1226./MORT 1226.
Inscription
Reverse
CUIVRE
Stamp
On side
French and Continental Furniture, decorations and clocks (#5438) (1986-03-22) Lot #25;