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DUVIVIER, Jean

Liège, Belgium 1689 - Paris 1761

Identification of author by Laure de Margerie, 27 April 2018.

Louis XV / Fondation de Louisbourg

Louis XV / Founding of Louisbourg

1720

bronze

medal and plaquette

Dimensions (HxWxD): D. 1 58; weight: 0,072 lbs

obverse:
around the circumference: LUDOVICUS XV REX CHRISTIANISSIMUS
signed at lower: [DU VIVIER F.(?)]
reverse:
inscribed at upper: LUDOVICO BURGUM FUNDATUM ET MUNITUM
dated at lower: M.DCC.XX

Acc. No.: 2001.87.28389

Credit Line: Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Charles Wyllys Betts, B.A. 1867, M.A. 1871

Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery / http://artgallery.yale.edu

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Provenance

  • 2001, Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection
  • Gift of Charles Wyllys Betts, B.A. 1867, M.A. 1871

Bibliography

  • Museum's website (accessed June 2017)