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Henry IV, King of France (b. 1553, r. 1589–1610) and Marie de Médicis, his consort (1573–1642)

Artist:
Medalist: Guillaume Dupré (French, 1579–1640)
Date:
1603
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Gilt bronze
Dimensions:
Diam. 2 5/8 in. (67 mm.)
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Gift of Ogden Mills, 1925
Accession Number:
25.142.59
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 532
Signature: (below tranche of shoulder on obverse) G.DVPRE.F.

Inscription: Obverse: (in margin) HENR[icus]. III. R[ex]. CHRIST[ianissimus]. MARIA. AVGUSTA. (Henry IV, most Christian King, Marie the Queen); reverse: (in margin) .PROPAGO.IMPERI[i]. (Offspring of the empire); (at bottom) 1603
Ogden Mills (until 1925; to MMA)
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