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fjt_225227 - MAISON DU ROI - GREAT STABLES MAISON DU ROI - GRANDE ÉCURIE n.d.

MAISON DU ROI - GREAT STABLES MAISON DU ROI - GRANDE ÉCURIE XF
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Price : 45.00 €
Type : MAISON DU ROI - GRANDE ÉCURIE
Date: n.d.
Metal : silver
Diameter : 29 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Edge : cannelée
Rarity : R1
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse description : Buste à droite de Louis XV signé IB (n°294), type Guéant Prieur 530B.

Reverse


Reverse legend : BELLI PACISQUE DECUS À L'EXERGUE : ECURIES DU ROY.
Reverse description : Un cheval au galop à droite. Signé D.V.
Reverse translation : Ornement de la guerre et de la Paix.

Historical background


HOUSE OF THE KING - GREAT STABLE

The term appears stable in the sixteenth century as a place for accommodating the riders and horses which they had responsibility. Stables King were under the responsibility of Grand Ecuyer and led by a governor pages or squire. Since 1550 to become the Great Stable page of the king, it was necessary to be noble, to be aged about 15 years, doing well and known to have good manners.

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