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Medal

Medal

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the late Jas. W. Fleming

  • Museum number:

    1835-1877

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a bronze medal made in England around 1801. The obverse of this medal represents the figure of Peace standing on the shore, emptying the contents of a horn of plenty; merchant ships in the background. The reverse shows a shield with crossed swords behind it, and the inscription around "Preliminaries of peace between Great Britain and France, signed October 1st, 1801."

Physical description

Obv., figure of Peace standing on the shore, emptying the contents of a horn of plenty; merchant ships in the background. Rev., a shield with crossed swords behind it, and the inscription around.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Marks and inscriptions

"They shall prosper that love thee"
obv.

"Preliminaries of peace between Great Britain and France, signed October 1st, 1801"
rev.

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.5 in

Descriptive line

Medal, commemorating the Peace of Amiens, English, ca. 1801.

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. 167.

Materials

Bronze

Subjects depicted

Shield; Ship; Swords; Cornucopia

Categories

Coins & Medals

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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