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Felicitas Britanniae medal: CM.103-1966

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Current Location: Gallery 3

Titles

Felicitas Britanniae medal

Maker(s)

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

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Description

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.

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1660

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 83 mm Die Axis 0 degrees

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.103-1966
Primary reference Number: 226541
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Created: Tuesday 26 February 2019 Updated: Tuesday 15 December 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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