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Cities Captured by Marlborough. 1703: CM.M.233-R

Object information

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Titles

Cities Captured by Marlborough. 1703

Maker(s)

Ruler: Anne (1702-14)
Engraver: Croker, John

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Description

This medal commemorates the military success of Marlborough during the campaign of 1703.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown by Unknown

Dating

Production date: AD 1703

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 42 mm Diameter 42 mm Weight 37.06 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Anne, facing left, hair bound with fillet, lovelock on the left shoulder, ear-ring, necklace, in gown and mantle fastened with brooch in front.

  • Text: ANNA . D : G : MAG : BR : FRA : ET . HIB . REGINA.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: A female figure murally crowned, kneeling, presents three keys upon a slaver to Marlborough on horseback; in the distance, troops.

  • Text: SINE . CLADE . VICTOR. (in exergue) CAPTIS . BONNA . HVO . LIMBVRGO . 1703.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.M.233-R
Primary reference Number: 227703
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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) "Cities Captured by Marlborough. 1703" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/227703 Accessed: 2024-05-30 10:48:02

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