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Marriage of William, Prince of Orange, and Princess Anne. 14 March, 1734.: CM.82-1939

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Titles

Marriage of William, Prince of Orange, and Princess Anne. 14 March, 1734.

Maker(s)

Ruler: George II (1727-60)
Engraver: Andeles, Andele

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Description

This medal was struck by the order of the States of Friesland and commemorates the marriage between the Prince of Orange and Princess Anne.

Notes

History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1939-03-18) by Barron, E. Evelyn

Dating

Production date: AD 1734

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 49 mm Diameter 49 mm Weight 45.15 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Busts conjoined, facing right, of William of Orange and Princess Anne. He, hair long, is in armour, mantle, collar and George of the Garter; she, hair decorated with bandeau, wears a mantle.

  • Text: FRISIÆ SIC GLORIA CRESCIT. (below) A. Andeles . Fec.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: A hand from heaven supports a drooping orange-tree near an altar, decorated with the shields of England and Nassau, crowned, and with supporters, the Lion of Nassau and the Unicorn of England: on the altar are two united burning hearts. In the distance is a Phœnix rising from its ashes; and above in clouds, the name of Jehovah, Hebrew, radiate.

  • Text: TU VOTA DEDISTI (in exergue) MDCCXXXIV
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.82-1939
Primary reference Number: 227838
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 29 March 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 30 March 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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