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James II Coronation 1685: CM.TR.2114-R
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James II Coronation 1685
James II (1685-1701)
This medal was the official medal distributed amongst the spectators at the coronation, on the 23 April, 1685.
History note: Under Review
Acquisition and important dates
Method of acquisition: Loan
Trinity College, Cambridge
Components of the work
Diameter (min) 35 mm
Diameter 35 mm
Weight 16.1 g
Inscription or legends present
Inscription present: Bust of James II, facing right, laureate, hair long, descending in front, in armour, mantle, and shirt with puckered frill.
- Text: IACOBVS . II . D . G . ANG . SCO . FR . ET . HI . REX. (in exergue) R
- Location: Obverse
- Type: Design
Inscription present: Laurel wreath reposing on a cushion: above, a hand from heaven holds the British crown.
- Text: A . MILITARI . AD . REGIAM. (in exergue) INAVGURAT . 23 . AP . 1685.
- Location: Reverse
- Type: Design
References and bibliographic entries
Accession number: CM.TR.2114-R
Primary reference Number: 227611
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
Coins and Medals
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