Medal of Marie de Medici, Queen of France Artist: Guillaume Dupré (French, ca. 1574–1642)
Ruler: Maria de' Medici, French, 1573–1642

1600–1699

Numismatics

On view, 1st floor, Numismatics
Medium

Bronze

Dimensions

40.22 g, 12:00, 53.5 mm

Credit Line

Transfer from Sterling Memorial Library, Yale University, Maitland F. Griggs, B.A. 1896, Fund

Accession Number

1960.29.3

Geography
Culture
Period

17th century

Classification
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Numismatics

Obverse Description

Obverse Description: MARIA D MEDIC REG FRANC E NAV REGTRIX Bust of Maria de Medici, regent of France and Navarre

Reverse Description

Reverse Description: VEL VISCERA NVDENT Cock eating grains(seeds of a pomegrante) from ground beneath trees; behind, rising sun at horizon
Provenance

Provenance

Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1960–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
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Additional information

Object/Work type

medals

Inscriptions

"MARIA DE MEDIC REG FRANC ET NAVE REGTRIX". On verso "VEL VISCERA NVDENT"

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