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Duke of York. Naval Action. 1665: CM.104.1966

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Duke of York. Naval Action. 1665

Maker(s)

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

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Description

This medal was struck in honour of the Duke of York, afterwards James II, who greatly distinguished himself in this decisive victory, in which he was commander-in-chief.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1966-11-17) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

Production date: AD 1665

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 77 mm Diameter 77 mm Weight 187.04 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of the Duke of York, facing right, hair long, flowing over the right breast, in armour and ample mantle round the shoulders.

  • Text: IACOBVS . DVX . EBOR . ET . ALBAN . DOM . MAGN . ADMIRALLVS . ANGLIÆ . &c.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Naval engagement, one ship in front, bearing the Admiral's flag and the Royal standard.

  • Text: NEC MINOR IN TERRIS. (in exergue) 3 . IVNII . 1665.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.104.1966
Primary reference Number: 227549
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 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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