Medal

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Object Name: 
Medal
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
86.7.33
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam: 5.2 cm, Th: .4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1840
Credit Line: 
Gift of Arthur Rubloff, by exchange
Primary Description: 
Bronze; obverse: bust of Thierri II, facing left.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Rubloff, Arthur, Source
1986-03-24
Sotheby's, Source
1986-03-24
Color: 
Inscription: 
THIERRI II DIT DE CHELLES ROI DE FRANCE
Inscription
On obverse
THIERRI II DIT DE CHELLES . 21eme . ROI/ELLS DE DAGOBERT II . NE 712 . 801 720./CHARLES MARTEL MAIRE DU PALAIS REGNE SOUS LE NOM DE CE PRINCE. GUERRE CONTRE LES SAXONS 722. VICTOIRES REMPORTEES PAR CHARLES MARTEL SUR LES ALLEMANDS. LES SOUARES LES BAVAROIS ET LES SAXONS 725 A 730. DEFAITE DES SARRASINS ENTRE TOURS ET POITIERS ET MORT D'ABDERAME LEUR CHIEF 732./MORT 737.
Inscription
On Reverse
CAOUE.F. 1840.
Inscription
On obverse, beneath shoulder