Medal cast

Two casts, obverse and reverse, of a counter commemorating the arrival of King Charles III in Portugal, 1703. Obverse: Starboard-quarter view of a ship beflagged under sail. Legend: 'FELIX EXITVS.' (Happy issue). Reverse: Inscription, 'CAROLVS TERTIVS AVSTRIACVS IN REGEM HISPANIAR XII . SEPT . MDCCIII . PROCLAMATVS AVITA REGNA FELICISSIME INGREDIATVR OCCVPET, TENEAT.' (Charles III, of Austria, proclaimed King of Spain 12 Sept. 1703. May he reach in safety the realm of his ancestors, take possession of it and maintain himself there.)

Object Details

ID: SEC1317
Type: Medal cast
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Wermuth, Christian
Events: Charles III's voyage to Portugal, 1703-1704
Date made: 1704
People: King Charles III of Spain
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Wellcome Collection
Measurements: Overall: 8 mm x 19 mm

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