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Charles II and Catherine "The Golden Medal" 1662: CM.TR.2108-R

Object information

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Charles II and Catherine "The Golden Medal" 1662


Ruler: Charles II (1660-85)
Engraver: Roettier, John




History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1662

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 43 mm Diameter 43 mm Weight 38.13 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Charles II, facing right, laureate, hair long, flowing in front, in scale armour, with lion's head on shoulder, and mantle tied in a knot on the shoulder.

  • Text: CAROLVS . II . DEI . G . MAG . BRI . FRAN . ET . HIB . REX.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Bust of Catherine, facing right, hair gracefully and compactly arranged with a plain fillet and strings of pearls, one loose ringlet at each side of the neck. The gown is fastened with brooch on the shoulder, and a mantle thrown over it.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.TR.2108-R
Primary reference Number: 227538
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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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