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Battle of Dunbar 1650: CM.218-1938

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Battle of Dunbar 1650


Ruler: Cromwell, Oliver (1653-1658)
Engraver: Simon, Thomas




This medal was struck and awarded to those present at the battle of Dunbar, 3rd September 1650.

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1650

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 35 mm Diameter 35 mm Weight 14.42 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Cromwell, facing left, hair long in plain falling collar, armour, and scarf festooned upon the breast; in the distance, battle.

  • Text: THE LORD OF HOSTS. WORD . AT DVNBAR . SEPTEM : Y . 3 . 1650. (in exergue) THO . SIMON . FE.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: The Parliament assembled in one house with the Speaker.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.218-1938
Primary reference Number: 227484
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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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