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Louis XV Medal

Object Number: 
INV.10654
Date: 
1754
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/8 in. ( 2.9 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation: engraver's name [illegible] Inscription: reverse, above exergual line, at lower right of field: "C.N.R."
Description: 
Silver struck medal with obverse depicting nude laureated bust of Louis XV with legend: "LUD.XV.REX CHRISTIANISS." Reverse depicts landscape with trees and wild animals; legend above: "NON INFERIORA METALLIS." inscription in exergue: "COL.FRANC.DE/AD 1754."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group