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Military and Naval Reward 1685: CM.2126-1939

Object information

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Military and Naval Reward 1685


Ruler: James II (1685-1701)
Engraver: Roettier, John




This medal was given as a naval and military reward.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1939-12-20) by Barron, E. Evelyn


Production date: AD 1685

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 64 mm Diameter 64 mm Weight 93.27 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of James II, facing right, hair long, descending low in front of the shoulders, which are clothed in an ample mantle.

  • Text: IACOBVS . II . DEI . GRA . ANG . SCOT . FRAN . ET . HIB . REX.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: An antique trophy; distant naval engagement.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.2126-1939
Primary reference Number: 227617
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Thursday 29 August 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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