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Memorial Double Portrait medal of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette to commemorate the king's execution: CM.63-1931

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Current Location: In storage

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Memorial Double Portrait medal of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette to commemorate the king's execution

Maker(s)

Engraver: Kuchler, C. H.

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1931-03-14) by Searle, W. G., the Rev.

Dating

1793 - 1810

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 51 mm Diameter 51 mm Weight 66.49 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Conjoined heads of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette

  • Text: LUD.XVI D:G.FR.ET NAV.REX.MAR.ANT.AUSTR.REG. FATINIQUI
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Execution Scene

  • Text: CRINEMQUE ROTANTES SANGULM POPULIS ULULARANT TRISTIA GALLI. In exergue: XXI JANUARIUS ANNO M.DCCXCIII
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.63-1931
Primary reference Number: 229156
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 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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