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Waterloo Medal: CM.TR.2057-R

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Titles

Waterloo Medal

Maker(s)

George IV (1820-30) (Ruler)
Wyon, Thomas (Engraver)
Birmingham (Production place)

Description

The first medal awarded to those who took part in the battle of Waterloo. Named to "JOHN NOWLAND, 1st BATT, 52nd REG. FOOT.".

Notes

History note: Given by The Master & Fellows of Trinity College 1937

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1937) by Trinity College, Cambridge

Dating

1815 -

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 37 mm Diameter 37 mm Weight 31.34 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: The profile of the Prince Regent.

  • Text: GEORGE P. REGENT (in exergue) T.WYON JUN.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: The seated figure of Victory above a tablet with the inscription with the date of the battle in exergue.

  • Text: WELLINGTON (in exergue) WATERLOO JUNE 18 1815. (in exergue) T.WYON.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.TR.2057-R
Primary reference Number: 226875
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 9 May 2019 Updated: Monday 13 May 2019 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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