1893 - The Quincenterary of Winchester College SOLD
... by Jacques J. Barre (1793 - 1855), Paris, is in effect a memorial to those members of
the French Royal family who were executed during the French Revolution - Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette ... wife, and Elizabeth of
France, his sister. The dates of
their executions are stated on the reverse of
the medal. It was issued in about 1814, at the time of
the restoration of
the monarchy. The ...