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George, Prince of Wales Medal

Object Number: 
INV.10760
Date: 
ca. 1814
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 11/16 in. ( 6.9 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, on bust trucation: illegible two-line inscription Inscription: reverse, in exergue, at right: "T.WYON.JUN:F:"
Description: 
Silver struck medal with obverse bearing nude laureated male bust facing right, with legend: "GEORGIVS PRINCEPS WALLIAE PATRIAM PRO PATRE REGENS MDCCCXIIII." Reverse depicts allegorical figures of Great Britain in ancient Roman helmet, holding circular shield and protecting seated crowned figure of Europe, with her cape labelled "Europe"; above is winged figure of Fame holding laurel wreath; legend: "SEIPSAM CONSTANTIA EUROPAM EXEMPLO."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group