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George, Prince of Wales Medal

Object Number: 
INV.10773
Date: 
ca. 1814
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 3/4 in. ( 7 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, on bust trucation: illegible two-line inscription Inscription: reverse, in exergue, at right: "T.WYON.JUN:F:"
Description: 
Bronze 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 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