- Museum number
Silver medal. (whole)
Bust of William III, right, laureate, hair long, in figured armour with straps on the shoulder, and mantle round the breast fastened with brooch on the shoulder. (obverse)
Britannia, navally crowned, seated, left, on the ground, holds her trident and leans upon her shield; near her lies a book with an olive branch upon it and a broken yoke. (reverse)
- Production date
Diameter: 69.000 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Medallic Illustrations 2, published in 1885, states:
This medal was executed by John Croker, and symbolizes the state of this country after the Peace of Ryswick.
See Rapin de Thoyras, Paul, ‘The Metallick History of the Reigns of William III and Queen Mary, Queen Anne, and King George I. [N. Tindal’s edition.], London, 1747, xx. 1; Van Loon, Gerard, ‘Histoire Métallique des XVII. Provinces des Pays-Bas’, 5 vol. La Haye, 1732-1837 (fol) [There is also an edition in Dutch, but with different paging], IV. 250; Lochner, Johann Hieronymus, ‘Samlung merkwürdiger Medaillen’, 8 vol., Nürnberg, 1737-1744, VIII. front.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Coins and Medals
- Registration number
- C&M catalogue number
MB2 (Medallic Illustrations 2) (192) (499)