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Expedition to Vigo Bay. 23 Oct 1702: CM.M.231-R

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Titles

Expedition to Vigo Bay. 23 Oct 1702

Maker(s)

Ruler: Anne (1702-14)
Engraver: Lauffer, Johann Gottlieb

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Description

This medal was struck as a memorial of the battle of Vigo Bay.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown by Unknown

Dating

Production date: AD 1702

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze gilding Diameter (min) 26 mm Diameter 26 mm Weight 4.69 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Anne, facing left, hair bound with fillet, lovelock on the right shoulder, in gown fastened with brooch in front.

  • Text: ANNA . D . G . MAG . BR . FR . ET . HIB . R. (in exergue) I. G. L.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: View of Vigo harbour, with the sites marked "REDOND . VIGOS . BOC . CONG." at the entrance are ships attacking a fort, and burning galleons.

  • Text: ANGLOR . ET . BATV . VIRTVTE. (in exergue) INCENS . CLASSE OPES AMERIC . INTERCEPT. 1702.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.M.231-R
Primary reference Number: 227699
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Thursday 29 August 2019 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Expedition to Vigo Bay. 23 Oct 1702" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/227699 Accessed: 2024-05-30 10:11:52

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