Pied-fort; silver, opaque and translucent enamel; a reproduction of a Lion d'Or of King Phillipe VI of France struck between November 1338 and June 1339. One side with a king seated on a dais under a canopy, holding the hand of Justice and a sceptre surmounted by a fleur-de-lis, his feet resting on a seated lion; green translucent enamel forming the background, blue translucent enamel on the robe, traces of red opaque enamel for the border, throne and dais; the inscription around the border 'FRANC. REX. PH. DEI.GRA'. The other side with a cross fleury within a quatrefoil, four crowns interspersed; the cross in opaque red and translucent enamel, the border with opaque red enamel; the inscription around the border 'XPC VINCIT: XPC REGNAT: XPC IMPERAT'
- 1338-1339 (between November and June)
- Made in: France
- Diameter: 30 millimetres
Inscription Content'XPC VINCIT: XPC REGNAT: XPC IMPERAT'
Inscription TransliterationChristus vincit, Christus regnat, Christus imperat
Inscription Content'Ph.DEI.GRA.FRANC. REX.'.
Inscription TranslationPhilip, by the Grace of God, King of France
1981-1982 Oct-Feb, Paris, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Les Fastes du Gothique: le Siècle de Charles V
1968, Paris, Musée du Louvre, L'Europe Gothique
Prehistory and Europe
Pied-fort; silver; enamelled; reproduction of a Lion d'Or of King Phillipe VI of France; one side with the king seated under a canopy with traces of blue, green, red and yellow enamels; other side with cross with legend.
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Object reference number: MCM7430
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