Court Token: Kingdom of France

1965.01.0110

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Court Token: Kingdom of France   (1965.01.0110)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Exchange Media
  4. :
  5. N/A
Artist/Maker LGL? Mint: Paris?
Geographic Location
Period/Date 1643 – 1715 CE
Culture French

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Diameter) 2.7 cm
Dimension 2 (Depth) 0.1 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 6 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Metal--Bronze
Manufacturing Processes N/A
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description

Die position at 6 o'colock. Obv: LUD.MAGNUS.—FRAN.ET.NAV.REX, Bust of King Louis XIV r. in laurel wreath with long hair, LGL in exurge. Rev: .SEMPER (rosette) REGENTES., bearded personification reclining on long grass l., nude with drapery over waist and upper thighs, haolding oar? in l. hand with l. arm resting on a large jar out of which is rushing water down along the line of his legs, .AERARIUM.REGIUM. in exurge.

Description N/A
Comparanda

Related Spurlock Artifact: 1965.01.0111

Bibliography

Published Minutes of the UI Board of Trustees Meetings, September 22, 1965.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of the Illini Club of the Philippines, courtesy: Dr. Pedro V. Javier, class of 1925 (MA 1926)
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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