Medal Showing Henry IV of France (b. 1553, r. 1589–1610) and Marie de Médicis (1573–1642)
Guillaume Dupré (French, 1579–1640)
Diam. 2 9/16 in. (6.5 cm); thickness 1/4 in. (0.6 cm); Wt. 2.7 oz. (76.5 g)
Miscellaneous-Coins and Medals
Gift of Bashford Dean, 1922
Not on view
Signature: Signed on the obverse: G.DVPRE.F.
Inscription: Inscribed on the obverse: HENR[icus].IIII.R[ex].CHRIST[ianissimus].MARIA.AVGVSTA. (Henry IV most Christian King, Marie the Queen); on the reverse: ♦ PROPAGO ♦ IMPERI[i] ♦ (Offspring of the empire); and the date: 1603.
Bashford Dean, New York (until 1922; his gift to MMA).