Numismatics
Subject: Louis XV, King of France, French, 1710–1774, ruled 1715–74
Artist: Joseph Charles Roëttiers, French, 1722–ca. 1803

Medal of Louis XV and the West Indies Co. from France

1733

Bronze

102.22 g, 12:00, 60 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Bequest of the Charles Wyllys Betts, B.A. 1867, M.A. 1871, Collection
2001.87.28172
Culture: 
French
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Made in France
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Charles Wyllys Betts, to about 1887; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1887 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Charles Wyllys Betts, American Colonial History Illustrated by Contemporary Medals, 1964 reprint (New York: Scott Stamp and Coin Company, 1964), 84, no. 164.

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