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Waterloo Medal: CM.TR.2057-R

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Titles

Waterloo Medal

Maker(s)

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

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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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