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Medal

Medal

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1802 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hancock (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    1859-1877

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a bronze medal made in England around 1802, and signed "Hancock." The obverse of this medal represents Victory placing a wreath on the head of a warrior in classic garb holding a shield and a trident. The exergue is inscribed "Super pace rata die 27 Martii." The reverse shows a view of St. Paul's Cathedral. The exergue is inscribed "May this and every future age witness the prosperity of the United Kingdoms. January 1, 1801."

Physical description

Obv., Victory placing a wreath on the head of a warrior in classic garb holding a shield and a trident. Rev., a view of St. Paul's Cathedral.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1802 (made)

Artist/maker

Hancock (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Marks and inscriptions

"Regno pacem obtulit"
obv.

"Super pace rata die 27 Martii"
obv. exergue

"Deo glorium refect"
rev.

"Pax celebrata die I Junii MDCCCII."
rev. exergue

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.875 in

Descriptive line

Medal, commemorating the Peace of Amiens with Victory/St. Paul's Cathedral, English, ca. 1802

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. 170.

Materials

Bronze

Subjects depicted

St. Paul's Cathedral; Shield; Trident; Warrior

Categories

Medallions

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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