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Medal - Medal

Medal

  • Object:

    Medal

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the late Jas. W. Fleming, F.R, C.S.E, Surgeon- Major 4th R.I.D Guards.

  • Museum number:

    1927-1877

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This round bronze medal depicts 'John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough'. On the reverse side there is a figure of Victory and trophies with the legend 'Vbi aderat ibi victoria.' In the exergue is the inscription 'Ob 27 Jun. 1722. nat ann 74.'

John Churchill was a prominent English soldier and statesman whose career spanned the reigns of five monarchs throughout the late 17th and early 18th centuries. He died in June 1722.

Physical description

Medal, bronze, round. Obv., three-quarter bust of 'Johan Churc. Dux. Marlb.' Rev., figure of Victory, and trophies, with the legend 'Vbi aderat ibi victoria'. In the exergue, 'Ob. 27 Jun. 1722. nat. ann. 74.'

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.625 in

Object history note

Given by the late Jas. W. Fleming, F.R.C.S.E., Surgeon-Major 4th R.I.D Guards.

Descriptive line

Medal, bronze, John Churchill Duke of Marlborough

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

List of Objects in the Art Division, South Kensington Museum acquired during the Year 1877. London, 1877. p.179

Production Note

Signed J.D

Materials

Bronze

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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