Medal with Louis XIV

Object Name: 
Medal with Louis XIV

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Object Name: 
Medal with Louis XIV
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
86.7.8
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam: 5.2 cm, Th: .5 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 male bust-length portrait, with long, curly hair, facing sinister; inscribed below "DE PUYMAURIN D" and "CAQUE F"; inscribed around the edge "LOUIS XIIII ROI DE/FRANCE ET DE NAVARRE"; the reverse inscribed "LOUIS XIV SURNOMME LE GRAND./ 65eme. ROI./FILS DE LOUIS XIII./NE 1638./ROI 1643./ABOLITION DU DUEL 1679./REVOCATION/DE L'EDIT DE NANTES 1685./PHILIPPE V, ROI D'ESPAGNE 1700./PAIX GENERALE/1715./MORT 1715."; impressed "CUIVRE" and with a hand pointing at the inscription at the left, on the rim.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Rubloff, Arthur, Source
1986-03-24
Sotheby's, Source
1986-03-24
Color: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
DE PUYMAURIN D
Inscription
below on obverse
CAQUE F
Inscription
below on obverse
LOUIS XIIII ROI DE/FRANCE ET DE NAVARRE
Inscription
around the edge on obverse
LOUIS XIV SURNOMME LE GRAND./ 65eme. ROI./FILS DE LOUIS XIII./NE 1638./ROI 1643./ABOLITION DU DUEL 1679./REVOCATION/DE L'EDIT DE NANTES 1685./PHILIPPE V, ROI D'ESPAGNE 1700./PAIX GENERALE/1715./MORT 1715.
Inscription
on reverse
CUIVRE
Stamp
on reverse
French and Continental Furniture, decorations and clocks (#5438) (1986-03-22) lot #25;