Medal with Charles X

Object Name: 
Medal with Charles X

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Object Name: 
Medal with Charles X
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
86.7.11
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam: 4.1 cm, Th: .4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1828
Credit Line: 
Gift of Arthur Rubloff, by exchange
Primary Description: 
Light copper brown copper or bronze; minted. Flat, circular disk; the obverse with male head facing sinister; inscribed below "BARRE FT." inscribed around the edge, "A CHARLES X ROI DE FRANCE/LES MULHOUSIENS RECONNAISSANS"; the reverse with a beaded circular frame enclosing the inscription "HENRI IV/VOUS APPELAIT/SE BONS AMIS/ALORS VOUS ETIEZ SUISSES/AUJORUD'HUI/VOUS ETES FRANCAIS/ET VOUS ETES AUSSI/MES BONS AMIS" with a crowned shield, caduceus and laurel spray below; inscribed around the frame "LE ROI ET LE DAUPHIN ONT VISITE LA VILLE DE MULHAUSEN LE 11 SEPTEMBRE 1828".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Rubloff, Arthur, Source
1986-03-24
Sotheby's, Source
1986-03-24
Technique: 
Inscription: 
BARRE FT.
Inscription
on obverse below portrait
LE ROI ET LE DAUPHIN ONT VISITE LA VILLE DE MULHAUSEN LE 11 SEPTEMBRE 1828
Inscription
on reverse around the frame
HENRI IV/VOUS APPELAIT/SE BONS AMIS/ALORS VOUS ETIEZ SUISSES/AUJORUD'HUI/VOUS ETES FRANCAIS/ET VOUS ETES AUSSI/MES BONS AMIS
Inscription
on reverse
A CHARLES X ROI DE FRANCE/LES MULHOUSIENS RECONNAISSANS
Inscription
on obverse around the edge