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Louis XVIII Medal

Object Number: 
INV.10653
Date: 
1815
Medium: 
Bronze; paper
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 15/16 in. ( 5 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation: "ANDRIEU F." Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at lower center: "DE PUYMAURIN DI." Inscription: reverse, below exergual line, at left: "E. GATTEAUX"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing undraped bust of Louis XVIII, with legend: "LVDOVICVS.XVIII. FRANC.ET.NAV.REX." Reverse depicts two female figures clad in Grecian dresses, holding standards and flanking an inscribed round shield; legend: "REGNIS.EVROPAE.CONCORDIA.STABILIENDIS"; inscription in exergue: "ACCESSIT.GALLIA./NOVEMB.MDCCCXV."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group