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Double portrait medal of Louis XVI and Maria Antoinette commemorating the execution of the King 21 January, 1793.: CM.TR.2029-R

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Titles

Double portrait medal of Louis XVI and Maria Antoinette commemorating the execution of the King 21 January, 1793.

Maker(s)

C.H. Kuchler
Soho (Production place)

Description

Double portrait medal of Louis XVI and Maria Antoinette commemorating the execution of the King 21 January, 1793.

Measurements and weight

Weight: 6.57 g

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1937-08-11) by Trinity College, Cambridge

Dating

Production date: AD/CE 1810

Components of the work

Maximum: Diameter 50.8 mm

Materials used in production

Bronze

Techniques used in production

Struck

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Double portrait of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Design
  • Text: LUD XVI D:G FR ET NAV REX MAR ANT AUSTR REG EATIINIQUI
  • Location: Obverse
  • Inscription
  • Text: Execution scene
  • Location: Reverse
  • Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.TR.2029-R
Primary reference Number: 197711
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 10 February 2015 Updated: Tuesday 10 February 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Commemorative" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/197711 Accessed: 2022-01-20 22:36:20

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