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Memorial of Charles I 1649: CM.216-1938

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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.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1938-10-14) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray


Production date: AD 1661

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 51 mm Diameter 51 mm Weight 52.91 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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.216-1938
Primary reference Number: 227442
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 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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