Medal cast

Two casts obverse and reverse of a commemorative medal commemorating the Peace of Breda, 1667. Obverse: Head of King Charles II in a long wig, laureate (right) draped shoulders. Legend: 'CAROLVS . SECVNDVS . DEI . GRATIA . MAG . BRI . FRAN . ET . HIBERNIA . REX.' Reverse: Britannia with a spear in her right hand and her left resting on her shield, seated at the foot of a rock; a three-masted ship in foreground, others in distance, the sun shining above. Legend: 'FAVENTE DEO.' (God being propitious.) Exergue: 'BRITANNIA.' The casts are mounted on an emulsioned plywood backboard with a label.

Object Details

ID: SEC0400
Type: Medal cast
Display location: Not on display
Events: Second Anglo-Dutch War: Peace of Breda, 1667
Date made: 25 Jul 1667; 1667
People: King Charles II
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 6 mm x 55 mm
Parts: Medal cast

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