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Felicitas Britanniae medal: CM.103-1966

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Current Location: In storage


Felicitas Britanniae medal


Ruler: Charles II (1660-85)
Maker: Roettiers, John (1631-1703)




This is one of the beautiful medals executed by John Roettier, commemorating the arrival of Charles II in London on 29th May 1660 (which was also his birthday). The intent of the artist was to show that the Restoration was effected, under Providence, by Wisdom and Fortitude, and that it brought unanimity, justice, and peace to Britain.

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Method of acquisition: Given (1966) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Production date: AD 1660

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Object composed of silver Diameter 83 mm Die Axis 0 degrees

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Accession number: CM.103-1966
Primary reference Number: 226541
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Created: Tuesday 26 February 2019 Updated: Tuesday 25 July 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 25 July 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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