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Quebec Attacked Medal

Object Number: 
INV.10660
Date: 
1690
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 5/8 in. ( 4.1 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at center: "J.MAVGER F."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal issued to commemorate French colonial victory in Quebec; the obverse bears nude bust of Louis XIV facing right; surrounding legend: "LUDOVICUS MAGNUS REX CHRISTIANISSIMUS." Reverse depicts seated allegorical figure of France flanked by military standards, with palm trees in backgrond; legend: "FRANCIA IN NOVO ORBE VICTRIX."; inscription in exergue: "KEBECA LIBERATA/M.DC.XC."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group