|Description:||King Louis XIV Medal by Mauger.1764.|
|Obverse:||Bust of Louis facing right. "LUDOVICUS MAGNUS REX CHRISTIANISSMUS". Below bust "J. Mavger F."|
|Reverse:||King in Quadriga right, holding staff on which is Victory. "DE SEQUANIS ITERUM" In exergue: "ADDITA IMPERIO GALICO PROVINCIA / M.DC.LXXIV". Edge: plain.|
|Statistics:||Bronze 41mm 33.1gm|
|Comment:||The reverse inscriptions refer to the annexation of the Franche-Comte (Eastern France, bordering Switzerland), taken away from Spain and ratified by the Nijmegen peace treaty of 1678.|
Louis XIV (5 September 1638 - 1 September 1715), known as the Sun King (French: le Roi Soleil), was King of France and of Navarre. His reign, from 1643 to his death in 1715, began at the age of four and lasted seventy-two years, three months, and eighteen days, and is the longest documented reign of any European monarch.
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