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Medal

Medal

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the late Jas. W. Fleming

  • Museum number:

    1600-1877

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a silver medal made in the 18th century. The obverse of this medal represents St. George and the Dragon, and label "Quo fata vocant" and ""Revived Apl. 25, 1805" in the exergue. The reverse shows the inscription "Vth Foot. Merit. March 10th, 1767." This medal has a swivel and ribbon.

Physical description

Obv., St. George and the Dragon, and label. An inscription in the exergue. Rev., an inscription. Swivel and ribbon.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silver

Marks and inscriptions

"Quo fata vocant"
obv.

"Revived Apl. 25, 1805"
obv., exergue

"Vth Foot. Merit. March 10th, 1767"
rev.

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.375 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, merit, 5th Foot revived 25th April 1805, English, early 19th century.

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

List of Objects in the Art Division, South Kensington, Acquired During the Year 1877, Arranged According to the Dates of Acquisition. London : Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O. p. 133.

Materials

Silver

Subjects depicted

Dragon

Categories

Coins & Medals

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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