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Medal of Henry IV of France (1553-1610)
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Medal of Henry IV of France (1553-1610)


Description Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description On the obverse of this medal is a bust portrait of Henry IV (1553-1610). On the reverse is the coat of arms of France and Navarre within a collar and garland.
Exhibitions
  • Vive la France! French Treasures from the Middle Ages to Monet. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1999-2000.
Provenance Henry Walters, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Sadie Jones (Mrs. Henry Walters), New York, 1931, by inheritance; Mrs. Henry Walters Sale, New York, May 2, 1941, no. 1272A; Douglas H. Gordon, 1941, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1941, by gift.
Inscriptions [Transcription] On obverse: REX FRAN ET NAV HENRICVS IIII DG
Credit Gift of Douglas Gordon [formerly part of the Walters Collection], 1941

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Period
early 17th century (Baroque)
Medium
bronze
(Coins & Medals)
Accession Number
59.587
Measurements
Diam: 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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