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91001630
CNG 91, Lot: 1630. Estimate $200.
Sold for $120. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

FRANCE, Royal. Charles d’Albert. Duke of Luynes, 1619-1621. CU Medal (57mm, 79.68 g, 12h). Commemorating the Life of the Favourite of Louis XIII. By P. Regnier. Dated 1621. · CH · DALBERT · DVC · D · LVYNES · PAIR · ET V CONEST · D V FR ·, armored bust right, wearing elaborate collar; ·1621· below / · QVO · ME · IVRA · VOCANT · ET · REGIS · GLORIA · (whither the laws and the king’s glory call me), armored hand emerging leftward from clouds, wielding sword, with olive branch and palm frond entwined around. Jones II 658. Choice EF, lustrous brown surfaces. A 19th century restrike.