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Medal

Medal

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gilt electrotype copy

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    1755-1877

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a gilt electrotype medal made in the 19th century. This medal was copied from the 17th century original signed "G. B. (George Bower)" The obverse of this medal is embossed with a bust of King Charles II. The reverse shows a naval action with the Dutch.

Physical description

Obv., embossed bust of King Charles II. Rev., a naval action with the Dutch.

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gilt electrotype copy

Marks and inscriptions

"Carolus II. D. G. Mag. Brit. Fran. et Hib. Rex. Anno 1662"
obv.

"non mihi sed populo"
rev.

"G. B."
signed

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.75 in

Descriptive line

Medal, depicting King Charles II and a naval action in 1662, 19th century electrotype copy.

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. 154.

Production Note

copied from English 17th century original signed G. B.

Materials

Gilt

Techniques

Electrotype

Categories

Medallions; Royalty

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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