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Victories of Anne of Louis XIV: CM.75-1939

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Titles

Victories of Anne of Louis XIV

Maker(s)

Anne (1702-14) (Ruler)
Anonymous (Maker)

Description

One object of the medallist is to satirise Louis for assuming the title of MAGNVS, and scoffing him with having been defeated by a woman. If he was 'great', Anne was 'greater', as her arms had everywhere proved victorious over him. The medal at the same time does not omit to ascribe success to Divine power.

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ United Kingdom

Acquisition and important dates

(1939)

Dating

Production date: AD 1706

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 42 mm Die Axis 0 degrees Weight 30.06 g

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.75-1939
Primary reference Number: 226568
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 27 February 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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