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Medal commemorating the Battle of Lepanto, 1571

MEC0225
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Object ID MEC0225
Description Medal commemorating the Battle of Lepanto, 1571. Obverse: Bust of Don John of Austria in armour and ruff and order (left). 'IOANNES . AVSTRIA . CAROLI . V . FIL . AET . SV . ANN . XXIIII' (John of Austria, son of Charles V, being then twenty-four years of age). Reverse: His statue on a rostal column, Turkish trophies below; Victory flying above, bird's-eye view of battle in the distance. Legend: 'CLASSE TVRCICA AD . NAVPACTVM DELETA' (The Turkish fleet destroyed off Naupactus). Exergue: '7. OCTOBER. 1571'.
Date made 1571

Artist/Maker Melone, G. V.
Place made Italy
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials bronze
Measurements Overall: 40 mm
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  • Medal commemorating the Battle of Lepanto, 1571 (MEC0225)
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