Medal

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Object Name: 
Medal
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
86.7.36
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam: 5.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1836
Credit Line: 
Gift of Arthur Rubloff, by exchange
Primary Description: 
Bronze; obverse: bust of Henri II, facing right.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Rubloff, Arthur, Source
1986-03-24
Sotheby's, Source
1986-03-24
Color: 
Inscription: 
HENRI II ROI DE FRANCE
Inscription
Obverse
CAQUE * F * 1836
Inscription
Obverse, beneath shoulder
HENRI II 59.eme ROI/FILS DE FRANCOIS/NE 1518.ROI 1547./UNION POUR LA DEFENSE DE LA LIBERTE GERMANIQUE 1551. PRISE DE METZ DE TOUL ET DE VERDUN. MARIAGE DE MARIE STUART AVEC FRANCOIS DAUPHIN DE FRANCE 1858. TRAITE DE CATEAU-CAMBRESIS 1859./MORTE 1559.
Inscription
Reverse
CUIVRE
Stamp
On rim