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Medal commemorating the dominion of the sea

MEC0850
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Collection Coins and medals, Commemorative medals
User collections A Maritime View of Charles II's England by RichardJohns
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleMaker: T. Simon
Depiction: King Charles II

Object details:

Object ID MEC0850
Description Medal commemorating the dominion of the sea. Obverse: Bust of King Charles II (right) in a long wig, laureate, and mantle. Legend: 'CAROLVS . II . D . G . M . BR . FR . ET . HIB . REX.' Reverse: The king crowned, a trident in his right hand, the British lion at his feet, driving Neptune's chariot with four horses abreast across the sea, a line of battleships drawn up in the distance. Legend: 'ET . PONTVS . SERVIET 1665.' (The sea too shall obey.)
Date made 1665

Artist/Maker T. Simon
Place made England
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials silver
Measurements Overall: 27 mm
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  • Medal commemorating the dominion of the sea (MEC0850)
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