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DUVIVIER, Jean

Liège, Belgium 1689 - Paris 1761

France 18th century


Obverse by DUVIVIER (identification of artist by Laure de Margerie, January 27, 2020), reverse anonymous.

Louis XV / Fondation de Louisbourg [Canada)

Louis XV / Founding of Louisbourg [Canada]

1720

bronze

medal and plaquette

Dimensions (HxWxD): D. 1 58; weight: 0,070 lbs

obverse:
around the circumference: LUDOVICUS XV REX D. G. FR. ET NAV. REX
reverse:
inscribed at upper: LUDOVICO BURGUM FUNDATUM ET MUNITUM
dated at lower: M.DCC.XX

Acc. No.: 2001.87.28385

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

© Artist:


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)
  • 1894 Betts
    Charles Wyllys Betts, American Colonial History Illustrated by Contemporary Medals, New York, Scott Stamp and Coin Company, 1894, reprint 1964, p. 77, no. 144

Related works

  • One copy was exhibited at the Exposition historique des souvenirs franco-américains de la Guerre de l’Indépendance, World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893.