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Silver Pendant commemorating Battle of Jutland 31 May 1916: CM.14-1941

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Current Location: In storage

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Silver Pendant commemorating Battle of Jutland 31 May 1916

Maker(s)

Engraver: Mountbatten, Louis A,
Engraver: Spink & Son

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1941-4-22) by Catling, H.D.

Dating

Production date: AD 1916

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 22.6 mm Diameter 22.6 mm Weight 6.56 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Trident upright crossed before two staves with white ensign left and Union Jack right. Triangular shield suspended from the three staves, anchor below Ring at the top

  • Text: On shield: 31 MAY 1916. Legend (within rope border): TO . THE . GLORIOUS . MEMORY . OF . THOSE . WHO . FELL . THAT . DAY.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Inscription

  • Text: MAY 31, 1916 GERMAN FLEET ATTACKED OFF THE COAST OF JUTLAND AND DRIVEN BACK INTO PORT WITH HEAVY LOSS . ADMIRAL SIR JOHN JELLICOE COMANDER IN CHIEF VICE ADMIRAL DAVID BEATTY COMMANDING BATTLE CRUISER FLEET.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.14-1941
Primary reference Number: 229452
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

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

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