Creator

I Mavger

Creation Date

1638

Era

1600-1800

Medium

Bronze medallion

Dimensions

1.25 x 1.25

Credit Line

Long-term Loan from the Estate of Boris Blick, 2015

Accession Number

2015.159.4

Creator Biography

I. Mavger, French.

Description

A commemoration of the birth of Dauphin Louis XIV on September 5, 1638. On the obverse, France is depicted kneeling with open arms and an angel from heaven delivers the newborn to France.

Provenance

Obverse reads "Ludovicus XIII FR Et Nav Rex," reverse reads "Coeli Munus/Ludovicus Delphinus V Sept M DCXXXVIII".

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