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Title: 1885N1541.7 1791 France Monneron: Serment du Rois 'Je Jure' Medal (Margolis 18)
Description: 1885N1541.7 Reverse view
1791 France Monneron: Serment du Rois 'Je Jure' Medal (Margolis 18)
Maker: Matthew Boulton, Soho Mint

1885N1541.7 Obverse - Front
1791 France Monneron: Serment du Rois 'Je Jure' Medal (Margolis 18)
Maker: Matthew Boulton, Soho Mint, 14th September 1791
Engraver: A. Dupre (obverse); N.A. Ponthon (reverse)

Obverse: JE JURE D'ETRE FIDELE A LA NATION ET A LA LOI (I swear to be faithful to the nation and the law). Three figures - Louis XVI standing before France, accepting constitution, Justice in the middle with scales tablet with CONST/ TUT. At base of plinth DUPRE F.

Reverse: MESSAGE DU ROI A L'ASS: NAT: CONSTTE..PRESIDT.JES. GME THOURET. (Message of the King to the National Assembly call President James William Thouret) Within inner circle LE VŒU)/DU PEUPLE N'EST/PLUS DOUTEUX/POUR MOI/ J'ACCEPTE LA/CONSTITUTION line 13 SEPTEMBRE/ L'AN III DE LA/LIBERTE (The will of the people is not in doubt to me, I accept the constitution)

Edge: SE. V A. PARIS. CHEZ MONNERON (PATENTE)
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Usage Rights: Creative Commons 0 - Public Domain. Optional attribution: Photo by Birmingham Museums Trust, licensed under CC0
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