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Louis XIII, King of France (b. 1601, r. 1610–43)

Artist:
Medalist: Guillaume Dupré (French, 1579–1640)
Date:
1626
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Diam. 2 1/2 in. (64 mm.)
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Gift of Ogden Mills, 1925
Accession Number:
25.203.5
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 532
Signature: (below tranche of shoulder on obverse) G.DVPRE

Inscription: Obverse: (in margin) LVDOVIC[us] XIII D[ei].G[rata].FRANCOR[um]. ET.NAVARAE REX (Louis XIII, by the grace of God, King of the French and of Navarre); reverse: VT.GENTES.TOLLAT.QVE.PREMAT.QVE (So that he may both raise up and suppress the people); (at bottom) 1626
Ogden Mills (until 1925; to MMA)
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