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Louis XIV (1638–1715), King of France (1643–1715)

Artist:
Medalist: Michel Molart (French, Dieppe 1641–1713 Dieppe)
Manufactory:
Cast after the original by the Paris Mint (864–present)
Date:
17th and 20th century
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Diameter: 2 7/8 in. (73 mm)
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes-Reproductions
Credit Line:
Gift of Louis S. Levy, 1950
Accession Number:
50.194.67
Not on view
Signature: Obverse and reverse: MOLART.F

Inscription: Obverse: LVDOVICVS.MAGNVS.REX.GALLIARVM.INVICTISSIMVS

Reverse: BELLO.ET.COMMERCIO, (on truncated column) NAVAARVM.LX.MILL CONSCRIPT, (in exergue) M.DC.LXXX
Louis S. Levy (until 1950; to MMA)
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