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Marriage of Charles I and Henrietta Maria Medal: CM.79.56-1919

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Marriage of Charles I and Henrietta Maria Medal


Ruler: Charles I (1625-49)




Struck upon the marriage of Charles I with Henrietta Maria, daughter of Henry IV. of France. They were distributed in great profusion.


History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1919-11-22) by Fry, Geoffrey


Production date: AD 1625

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 23 mm Diameter 23 mm Weight 2.17 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Charles I and his Queen, face to face. Above are rays from heaven.

  • Text: CH . MAG . ET . HEN . MA . BRIT . REX . ET . REG.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Cupid walking scattering rose and lilies.

  • Text: FVNDIT . AMOR . LILIA . MIXTA . ROSIS. (in exergue) 1625)
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Accession number: CM.79.56-1919
Primary reference Number: 227396
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 29 March 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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