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Medal

Medal

  • Place of origin:

    Ireland (made)

  • Date:

    late 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver

  • Credit Line:

    Given by W. Fleming, F. R. C. S. E.

  • Museum number:

    1715-1877

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a silver medal made in the end of the 18th century Ireland. The obverse of this medal represents a crown within a wreath, and the legend "To the Heroes of Coloony. 5th Sepr. 1798." The reverse shows a castle, and the inscription "Corporation and Citizens of Limerick." This medal has a swivel and ribbon.

Physical description

Obv., a crown within a wreath and the legend. Rev., a castle and an inscription. Swivel and ribbon. Irish 18th century.

Place of Origin

Ireland (made)

Date

late 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silver

Marks and inscriptions

"To the Heroes of Coloony. 5th Sepr. 1798"
obv.

"Corporation and Citizens of Limerick"
rev.

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.5 in

Descriptive line

Medal, commemorating the Battle of Collooney in 1798, Irish, late 18th 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. 149.

Materials

Silver

Subjects depicted

Castle; Wreath; Crown

Categories

Medallions

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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