- Museum number
Cast lead medal, framed and with a loop for suspension above. No reverse. (whole)
Bust of Charles de Lorraine, duc de Mayenne, right, in armour, wearing a cape and the cross of the Order of the Holy Ghost suspended from a sash round his neck. (obverse)
- Production date
Diameter: 63 millimetres (without frame)
Diameter: 87.000 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Jones 1
(a) Cabinet des Médailles, Bibliothèque Nationale, 58 rue de Richelieu, 75084 Paris, France (BN, Paris), Sér. des Princes Fr. 278, cast bronze, pierced, 67 mm (60 mm without rim).
(b) BN, Paris, Armand-Valton, cast bronze, pierced, 67 mm (57.5 mm without rim).
Charles de Lorraine, duc de Mayenne (1554-1611), Peer and Admiral of France, leader of the League.
1. TN Méd. Fr. I pl. 54 no. 4.
2. Armand I, p. 277 no. 12.
3. A. Chabouillet: 'Notice', p. 60.
4. Mazerolle II, no. 314.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Presented by G. F.Hill, from the sale of the Wagner Collection, Christie's 22.1.1925, lot 60.
- Coins and Medals
- Registration number
- C&M catalogue number
MF1 (Jones 1) (168) (157)