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Charles XI of Sweden. Knight of the Garter.: CM.60-1973

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Charles XI of Sweden. Knight of the Garter.


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



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1973) by University Purchase Fund


Production date: AD 1671

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 43 mm Diameter 43 mm Weight 34.10 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: St George and the Dragon.

  • Text: CAROLVS . XI . REX . SVE . EQ . NOB . ORD . PERISC . INAVG. (in exergue) 29 . MAII . 1671.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: The Garter, inscribed, formed into a circle with the star within, passing through two crowns and two pairs of C's interlinked; all within the collar of the Order with the George suspended.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.60-1973
Primary reference Number: 227567
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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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