Marriage Medal of William of Orange and Mary of England Artist: Unknown

1641–1734 (?)

Numismatics

On view, 1st floor, Numismatics
Medium

Silver

Dimensions

80.77 g, 12:00, 82.5 mm

Credit Line

Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Bequest of the Charles Wyllys Betts, B.A. 1867, M.A. 1871, Collection

Accession Number

2001.87.25012

Culture
Period

17th–18th century

Classification
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Numismatics

Obverse Description

Obverse Description: IN DEN ECHTENBANT MET LIEFD' EN TROUW, KROONT GODT DOOR ZEGEN MAN EN VROUW. Male and Female figures joining hands, house (?) and fountain in the background, rays of the sun above. An unengraved blank is below the figures.

Reverse Description

Reverse Description: HIER BINT DE HEIL'GE VREE DEN BRIT' EN BATAVIER, DE WERELT EER 'T VERBONT, EN VREEZ' ER KRYGSBANIER; Personfications of Britannia and Batavia cross flags which Peace joins with a wreath.
Provenance

Provenance

Charles Wyllys Betts, to about 1887; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1887 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
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Object/Work type

medals

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