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Louis XVI Medal
Date: 1785
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Medium: Silver
Dimensions: Overall: 1 3/8 x 1 3/8 x 1/16 in. ( 3.5 x 3.5 x 0.2 cm )
Place made: Europe, France
Description: Silver struck octagonal medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Louis XVI, King of France, with legend: "LUDOV.XVI.FR. ET NAVAR.REX." Reverse depicts French royal coat of arms surmounted by crown and flanked by two figures; inscription in exergue: "COMP. DES INDES/MDCCLXXXV."
Object Number: INV.10667
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Marks: Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at center: " DU VIV." Inscription: reverse, at lower right of field: "DV'