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Medal

Medal

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Croker, John, born 1670 - died 1741 (medalist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the late Jas. W. Fleming

  • Museum number:

    1814-1877

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a bronze medal made in the 18th century, and signed "I. C. (John Croker)" This medal commemorates the capture of Bouchain and the French lines. The obverse of this medal represents a profile bust of Queen Anne. The reverse shows a French officer presenting weapons to a seated figure of Fortune, and legend "Hostes ad deditionem coacti, vallo Gallorvm svperato et Bvchemio capto MDCCXI."

Physical description

Obv., profile bust of Queen Anne. Rev., a French officer presenting weapons to a seated figure of Fortune.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Croker, John, born 1670 - died 1741 (medalist)

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Marks and inscriptions

"Anna Avgvsta"
obv.

"Hostes ad deditionem coacti, vallo Gallorvm svperato et Bvchemio capto MDCCXI."
rev.

"I. C."
signed

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.75 in

Descriptive line

Medal, commemorates the capture of Bouchain and the French lines, English 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. 163.

Materials

Bronze

Subjects depicted

Weapons; Officer

Categories

Coins & Medals

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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