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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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Current Location: In storage

Titles

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

Maker(s)

C.H. Kuchler
Production place: Soho

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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 1810

Components of the work

Maximum Diameter 50.8 mm

Materials used in production

Bronze

Techniques used in production

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Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Double portrait of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design
  • Text: LUD XVI D:G FR ET NAV REX MAR ANT AUSTR REG EATIINIQUI
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Execution scene
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: 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: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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