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Medal

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    late 16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    1800-1877

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a bronze medal made in the end of the 16th century. This medal commemorates the victory of Maurice of Nassau over the Spaniards at Turnhout. The obverse of this medal represents the shields of England and France, crowned, and that of the States of Holland, with legend. The reverse shows a battle scene, and legend

Physical description

Obv., the shields of England and France, crowned and the shield of the States of Holland with legend. Rev., a battle scene, and legend.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

late 16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Marks and inscriptions

"Istud a domino factum est."
obv.

. "Victoria Tvrnotana, 24 Janvarii 1597"
rev.

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.187 in

Descriptive line

Medal, commemorates the victory of Maurice of Nassau over the Spaniards at Turnhout in 1597, English, late 16th 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. 161.

Materials

Bronze

Subjects depicted

The shield of England; The shield of France; The shield of the States of Holland; Battle; Crown

Categories

Medallions

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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