Henry IV, King of France (b. 1553, r. 1589–1610) and Marie de Médicis, his consort (1573–1642)
Medalist: Guillaume Dupré (French, 1579–1640)
Diam. without loop 2 1/2 in. (64 mm.)
Medals and Plaquettes
Bequest of Gwynne M. Andrews, 1931
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 532
Signature: (on obverse) G.DVPRE.F.
Inscription: Obverse: (in margin) HENR[icus].III.R[ex].CHRIST[ianissimus].MARIA.AVGVSTA. (Henry IV most Christian King, Marie the Queen); reverse: (in margin) .PROPAGO.IMPERI[i]. (Offspring of the empire); (in exergue) 1603