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James II and Mary 1685: CM.TR.2115-R

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James II and Mary 1685


Ruler: James II (1685-1701)
Engraver: Bower, George




This medal was issued soon after the coronation.


History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1685

Components of the work

Object composed of silver gilt Diameter (min) 28 mm Diameter 28 mm Weight 9.44 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of James II, facing right, laureate, hair long, in armour, and mantle.

  • Text: IACOBVS . II . D . G . MAG . BRI . FRAN . ET . HIB . REX. (in exergue) G B . F .
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Bust of Mary, facing right, laureate, hair drawn, to the back of the head and tied into a knot, lovelock at the side and back of the neck, mantle round the bust.

  • Text: MARIA . D . G . MAG . BRI . FRN . ET . HIB . REGINA.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.TR.2115-R
Primary reference Number: 227614
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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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