Naval reward medal commemorating the Battle of Lowestoft, 1665

Naval reward medal commemorating the Battle of Lowestoft, 1665. Obverse: The King's bust (right), laureate, hair short, mantle round shoulders. Legend: 'CAROLVS . SECVNDVS . D . G . MAG . BRI . FRAN . ET . HIB . REX'. Reverse: The king dressed as a Roman general standing on the shore (right); stern view of two ships in action, others in distance, wreckage (left). Exergue: 'PRO . TALIBVS . AVSIS .' (For such enterprises.) Naval reward for Battle of Lowestoft, 3 June 1665.

Object Details

ID: MEC0869
Collection: Coins and medals
Type: Naval reward
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Roettier, John
Places: England
Events: Second Anglo-Dutch War: Battle of Lowestoft, 1665
Date made: 1665
People: King Charles II
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 62 mm

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