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Struck silver medal. (whole)
Bust of Marie Antoinette, left. (obverse)
Scene depicting the execution of Marie Antoinette in the Place de la Revolution; bottom centre, Marie Antoinette is driven through a huge crowd in the back of an open topped cart; either side, bottom left and right, soldiers of the National Guard with banners carrying muskets with bayonets; in the background in the midst of the mob, the execution platform and guillotine. (reverse)
- Production date
Diameter: 48.000 millimetres
- Curator's comments
Küchler was already working on this medal in December 1793 and had finished the dies by 27 March 1794. Like those for the Last Interview and the Execution of Louis XVI this was a joint speculation by Boulton and Küchler.
Literature: J.G. Pollard, Matthew Boulton and Conrad Heinrich Küchler, 'Numismatic Chronicle', 1970, pp. 259-318.
- On display (G46/dc18/p4/no23)
- Associated events
Associated Event: Execution of Marie Antoinette (16 Oct 1793)
Associated Event: French Revolution (1789)
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