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Charles II. Naval Reward 1665: CM.17-1938

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Charles II. Naval Reward 1665


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



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1938-05-03) by Barron, E. Evelyn


Production date: AD 1665

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 62 mm Diameter 62 mm Weight 90.82 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Charles II, facing right, laureate, hair short, mantle round the shoulders.

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

Inscription present: Charles II as a Roman general, standing on the sea-shore under a rock, viewing a naval engagement; the two nearest ships sailing before the wind.

  • Text: PRO . TALIBVS . AVSIS.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.17-1938
Primary reference Number: 227548
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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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