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Commemorative medal for the capture of Balaguer, 1645

Henri RousselAround 1702

Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya - MNAC, Barcelona

Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya - MNAC, Barcelona

Obverse legend: LVDOVICVS XIIII REX CHRISTIANISSIMVS.
Obverse description: Bust of Louis XIV, facing right. Signed: R (Roussel).
Reverse legend: HISPAN . II . CAESIS AD SICORIM ET PYRENEOS SALTVS.
Reverse description: Victoria, on the left, with one foot resting on a jar with the inscription: SYCORIS, planting a palm and holding up a crown; in front, personification of Balaguer kneeling and presenting her with the key. Behind, an image of the city, beside a ravine. Below, BALAGVERA CAPTA / M.D.CXLV/ MOLART. F.

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  • Title: Commemorative medal for the capture of Balaguer, 1645
  • Creator: Henri Roussel
  • Date Created: Around 1702
  • Physical Dimensions: h69 mm
  • Other artist: Michel Molart (reverse) (Dieppe, 1641 - [?], 1713)
  • Inventory number: 081327-N
  • Artwork history: Former collections of the Numismatic Cabinet of Catalonia
  • Type: Numismatics
  • External Link: Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya
  • Medium: Bronze

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