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.
Titles Erection of a Monument at Versailles in Honor of the Murdered Duke of Berry (Descriptive)
Inscription Obverse inscribed around: LVDOVICVS XVIII FRANC ET NAV. REX.
Reverse inscribed around; BITURIGUM DUCI NEFARIE INTEREMTIO [and, below the figures] MONUMENTUM EX MARMORE VERSALIENSES ANNO 1824