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Sale: Nomos 1, Lot: 196. Estimate CHF4000. 
Closing Date: Tuesday, 5 May 2009. 
Sold For CHF1000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

FRANCE, Royal. Marie de’Medici. 1600-1642. Medal (Bronze, 112mm, 177.6 g), original cast uniface with hollow back , by Guillaume Dupré, 1624. MARIA AVGVSTA GALLIÆ ET NAVARÆ REGINA (retrograde) Bust of Marie de’Medici to right, wearing tiara, large earring, necklace and elaborate robes with lace ruff and large pectoral cross; below shoulder truncation, G DVPRE F 1624 Rev. Uniface and slightly hollow as made. Jones 59. Kress 568. A large and sharp original cast. Attractively toned, good extremely fine.

There is an old collection inventory number, 9934, on the reverse of this medal.