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Marriage Badge 1662: CM.35-1972

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Marriage Badge 1662


Ruler: Charles II (1660-85)




Due to the dress of Catherine and the legend referring to her with no royal title it is believed that this medal was executed soon after the Queen's arrival and before the marriage.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1972) by Coin Duplicates Fund


Production date: AD 1662

Components of the work

Object composed of silver gilt Diameter (min) 30 mm Diameter 30 mm Weight 2.69 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Catherine, facing left, hair turned back from the front, wreathed and collected into a coronet towards the back of the head, large mass of ringlets behind, drapery over the shoulders.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Two orange trees with their stems intertwined.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.35-1972
Primary reference Number: 227532
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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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