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Medal

Medal

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1714 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    1852-1877

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a bronze medal made in England around 1714, and signed "I. C. (John Croker)" The obverse of this medal represents a profile bust of King George I. The reverse shows Neptune in his car attended by nereids. The exergue is inscribed "Adventvs Regis in Britanniam, 18 Septemb. 1714."

Physical description

Obv., profile bust of King George I. Rev., Neptune in his car attended by nereids.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1714 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Marks and inscriptions

"Georgivs D. G. Mag. Bri. Fra. et Hib. Rex. F. D."
obv.

"Rector Marivm"
rev.

"Adventvs Regis in Britanniam, 18 Septemb. 1714."
exergue

Dimensions

Diameter: 2.625 in

Descriptive line

Medal, depicting King George I with Neptune, English, early 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. 169.

Production Note

signed "I. C.", probably John Croker

Materials

Bronze

Subjects depicted

Nereids

Categories

Medallions

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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