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Louis XVI Medal

Object Number: 
INV.10667
Date: 
1785
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/8 x 1 3/8 x 1/16 in. ( 3.5 x 3.5 x 0.2 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at center: " DU VIV." Inscription: reverse, at lower right of field: "DV'
Description: 
Silver struck octagonal medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Louis XVI, King of France, with legend: "LUDOV.XVI.FR. ET NAVAR.REX." Reverse depicts French royal coat of arms surmounted by crown and flanked by two figures; inscription in exergue: "COMP. DES INDES/MDCCLXXXV."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group