Description
LOUIS XIV (1643-1715)
Advent of Louis XIV in 1643.
Gold medal. 92,96 g. 50,9 mm.
A/ LVDOVICVS. XIIII.D. G. FR. ET. NAV. REX Draped and armoured bust, bare head of Louis XIV on the right; long curly hair with the cross of the Order of the Holy Spirit.
R/. ANNA. D. G. - FR. ET. NAV. REG.
Veiled and draped bust of Anne of Austria, on the right with long hair falling over the bust.
Engraver: J. Varin (unsigned).
T.N.G. Méd. franc. 2nd part, pl. XXIII, n°2 -
Mazerolle, Jean Varin, p. 88, n°19.
Slight shock on the edge.
Of a rare and beautiful insignia.
Provenance:
Ratto, September 23, 1948.
Louis XIII died on May 14, 1643. Richelieu died the previous year, recommending Mazarin to the king. Louis XIV, born in 1638, was four and a half years old. Anne of Austria is appointed Regent.
Automatically translated by DeepL. To see the original version, click here.

Lot 17

Go to lot

LOUIS XIV (1643-1715)
Advent of Louis XIV in 1643.
Gold medal. 92,96 g. 50,9 mm.
A/ LVDOVICVS. XIIII.D. G. FR. ET. NAV. REX Draped and armoured bust, bare head of Louis XIV on the right; long curly hair with the cross of the Order of the Holy Spirit.
R/. ANNA. D. G. - FR. ET. NAV. REG.
Veiled and draped bust of Anne of Austria, on the right with long hair falling over the bust.
Engraver: J. Varin (unsigned).
T.N.G. Méd. franc. 2nd part, pl. XXIII, n°2 -
Mazerolle, Jean Varin, p. 88, n°19.
Slight shock on the edge.
Of a rare and beautiful insignia.
Provenance:
Ratto, September 23, 1948.
Louis XIII died on May 14, 1643. Richelieu died the previous year, recommending Mazarin to the king. Louis XIV, born in 1638, was four and a half years old. Anne of Austria is appointed Regent.

Location of the item
France - 75002 Paris