Medal in envelope: Africa
1774 or later
diameter: 1 5/8 in. ( 4.2 cm )
Inscription: obverse, beneath bust truncation, at center: "B.DUVIVIER F." Inscription: reverse, at lower left of field: "B.DUV."
Bronze struck medal with obverse bearing nude laureated bust of Louis XV facing right; legend: "LUD . XV . REX CHRISTIANISS." Reverse depicts standing female figure draped in animal skin, holding cornucopia; sailing ship in background; legend above: "AUCTA LIBYCIS OPIBUS MASSILIA"; inscription in exergue: "LUD XV.ARMIS ET CONSILIIS/MDCCLXXIV."
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