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

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Memorial of Charles I 1649

Maker(s)

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

Entities

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Description

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.

Notes

History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

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.

  • Text: VIRTVT . EX . ME . FORTVNAM . EX . ALIJS.
  • 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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