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

Artist:
Medalist: Guillaume Dupré (French, 1579–1640)
Date:
1623
Culture:
French
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Diameter: 2 3/8 in. (6 cm)
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Bequest of Gwynne M. Andrews, 1931
Accession Number:
31.33.20
Not on view
Signature: Obverse, below tranche of shoulder: G.DVPRE.

Inscription: Obverse: (in margin) LVDOVIC[us] XIII D[ei].G[ratia].FRANCOR[um].ET.NAVARA REX (Louis XIII, by the grace of God, King of the French and of Navarre)

Reverse: VT.GENTES.TOLLAT.QVE.PREMAT.QVE (To exalt or debase the nations); (in exergue) 1623
Gwynne M. Andrews (until 1931; bequeathed to MMA)
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