Medal with Charles X

Object Name: 
Medal with Charles X

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Object Name: 
Medal with Charles X
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
86.7.10
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam: 4.2 cm, Th: .4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1825
Credit Line: 
Gift of Arthur Rubloff, by exchange
Primary Description: 
Dark brown copper or bronze; minted. Flat, circular disk; obverse with convex male head facing dexter; inscribed below "GAYRARD.F."; inscribed around the edge "CAROLVS.X.1 REX. FRANCIAE."; the reverse with a depiction of a priest wearing a mitre crowning a kneeling, robed figure; inscribed around the edge "CORONAM/FAVENTE DEO SVSCIPIT", and below, "REMIS.XXIX.DIE. MAII/M.DCCC.XXV.".
Provenance: 
Rubloff, Arthur, Source
1986-03-24
Sotheby's, Source
1986-03-24
Color: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
GAYRARD.F.
Inscription
on obverse, below
REMIS.XXIX.DIE. MAII/M.DCCC.XXV.
Inscription
on reverse, below
CORONAM/FAVENTE DEO SVSCIPIT
Inscription
on reverse around the edge
CAROLVS.X.1 REX. FRANCIAE.
Inscription
on obverse, around the edge