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Medal commemorating Admiral Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich (1625-1672)

MEC1120
Coins and medals

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Collection Coins and medals, Commemorative medals
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleDepiction: Montagu, Edward
Historical Association: Montagu, Edward

Object details:

Object ID MEC1120
Description Medal commemorating Admiral Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich (1625-1672). Obverse: The bust of Admiral Montagu, left, hair long, in falling lace collar and doublet buttoned. Reverse: Inscription, 'ED . MOVNTAGV TRIBVNVS . EQVITVM CLASSI . BRITANNICAE . AERARIOQ . PRAEFECTVS . NECNON . SERMO : DNO : PROTECTORI . A . SACRIS . CONSII . AETA . 33 . 1658'. (Edward Montagu, Colonel of Cavalry, Admiral of the British Navy, Commissioner of the Treasury, and one of the Privy Council of the Most Serene the Lord Protector, aged 33, 1658.) Fitted with a ring.
Date made 1658

Artist/Maker T. Simon
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection
Materials gold
Measurements Overall: 34 mm
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  • Medal commemorating Admiral Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich (1625-1672) (MEC1120)
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