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Memorial of Charles I 1649: CM.TR.2097-R

Object information

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Memorial of Charles I 1649


Ruler: Charles I (1625-49)
Maker: Roettier, John




This medal executed after the Restoration in memoriam of Charles I. This particular medal has three holes punched at the bottom of the bust of Charles I.


History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1661

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 51 mm Diameter 51 mm Weight 48.79 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Charles I, facing right, with long hair, in armour, with robes falling around mantle.

  • Text: CAROL . D . G . M . B . F . ET . H . REX . & . GLOR . MEM. (in exergue) R
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Hand from heaven holding a celestial crown; below, a landscape with sheep feeding without a shepherd.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.TR.2097-R
Primary reference Number: 227440
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 29 March 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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