Medal cast

Two casts, obverse and reverse, of a commemorative medal. Obverse: Bust of King Charles II in along wig, laureate, in ornamental armour and mantle (left). Legend: 'CAROLVS . II . D . G : M : BR : FR : ET . H : REX.' Reverse: Starboard-quarter view of a battleship under topsails and mizzen. Legend: 'NOS . PENES . IMPERIVM.' (The empire is with us.)

Object Details

ID: SEC1038
Type: Medal cast
Display location: Not on display
Events: Second Anglo-Dutch War; 1665-1667
Date made: 3 Jun 1665; 1665
People: King Charles II
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Wellcome Collection
Measurements: Overall: 5 mm x 41 mm x 38 mm

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