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Medal Showing Henry IV of France (b. 1553, r. 1589–1610) and Marie de Médicis (1573–1642)

Artist:
Guillaume Dupré (French, 1579–1640)
Date:
dated 1603
Culture:
French
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Diam. 2 9/16 in. (6.5 cm); thickness 1/4 in. (0.6 cm); Wt. 2.7 oz. (76.5 g)
Classification:
Miscellaneous-Coins and Medals
Credit Line:
Gift of Bashford Dean, 1922
Accession Number:
22.122.19
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).
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