Medal

Record number: CHEGM: 1925 536

Description: French historical / commemorative medal. On the obverse are the names Tristan de Rostaing and his wife Francoise Robertet, along with the date 1582; on the reverse are the names Philip Hurault and his wife Anne de Thou, along with the date 1595. It is uncertain what this medal commemorates; Tristan de Rostaing was made a Knight of the Order of the Holy Spirit in 1582, and Philip Hurault was Chancellor of France from 1582-1599.

Date: after 1595

Material: bronze

Dimensions: diameter 31mm

Inscription: obverse Male and female figures sitting side by side with coat of arms above and between. +TRISTAN DE ROSTAING ET FRANCOISE ROBERTET 1582

Inscription: reverse Male and female figures sitting side by side with coat of arms above and between. +PHILIP HURAVLT CHANCELER DE FRANCE ET ANNE DE THOU 1595


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