Obverse: Head of King Louis XVIII of France (1755-1824; 1814 King) in profile right. Reverse: The marble statue at Versailles depicting the Duke of Berry as a dying warrior in the arms of Faith.

Erection of a Monument at Versailles in Honor of the Murdered Duke of Berry

Modeled by Bertrand Andrieu, and (modeled by) August-François Michaut, Royal Prussian Iron Foundry, Berlin


Charles Ferdinand de Bourbon, Duke of Berry (1778-1820), was murdered on February 13, 1820, by the fanatic Louis-Pierre Louvel. Jean-Pierre Casimir de Marcassus, Baron de Puymaurin (1757-1841) was director of the Paris Mint from 1816 to 1830.