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Ferdinand VII Medal

Object Number: 
INV.10698
Date: 
ca. 1814
Medium: 
Copper
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 5/8 in. ( 4.2 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation: "F. Gordillo f." Inscription: reverse, in exergue: "Cn. Mexico G. Gordillo f."
Description: 
Copper struck medal with obverse showing nude laureated bust of Ferdinand VII facing right; legend: "FERDINANDO.VII.DEI GRATIA.HISPAN.ET INDIAR.REG./AN.1814." Reverse depicts Spanish royal coat of arms supported by warrior in ancient Roman armor and Native American with bow and arrows; legend: "ANI EPP ANTEQUER ELECT ARCH MEX."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group