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Medal: Garolus XlV Johannes...

Object Number: 
INV.3389d
Date: 
ca. 1857
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 3/16 in. ( 5.6 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at center: "BARRE F." Inscription: reverse, in exergue, at right: "BARRE F."
Description: 
Silver struck medal with obverse showing nude laureated male bust facing left; legend: "CAROLUS XIV IOHANNES SVECORUM ET NORVECORUM REX." Reverse depicts statue upon pedestal flanked by two reclining lions; legend: "CAROLO XIII RERUM SVECIAE RESTITUTORI PATRI PATRIAE"; inscription in exergue: "PIE VOVIT FILIUS/CAROLUS XIV IOHANNES/MDCCCXXI."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. E. de Peyster Hosmer & Mrs. B.R.K. Herdge, Jr., 1951
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group