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This bronze medal depicts Guy Potier, physician to Louis XIV of France, and Casimir V, King of Poland. On the reverse there is a club and torch in saltire, bound with a ribbon, encircled by a serpent biting its tail.
Medal, bronze, struck from a die; Gui Potier, physician to Louis XIV., and Casimir V., King of Poland. Obv.: GVIDO POTERIVS. REGVM. FRANC. ET. POLON. CONS. ET. MED. ROMAE. MDCLXV. Bust to right, wearing a cap. Rev.: A NVMINE VIRTVS. A club and torch in saltire, bound with a ribbon, encircled by a serpend biting its tail.
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GVIDO POTERIVS. REGVM. FRANC. ET. POLON. CONS. ET. MED. ROMAE. MDCLXV
A NVMINE VIRTVS
Diameter: 1.625 in
Object history note
Bought for £1. 4s. 9d.
Medal, bronze, Gui Potier, club, torch, serpent.
Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)
List of Objects in the Art Division South Kensington Museum acquired during the Year 1898. Arranged according to the dates of acquisition, with appendix and indices. London: Her Majesty's Stationary Office. Wyman and Sons. 1902. pp.7
Ribbon; Club; Torch; Serpent