Ferdinand VII Medal

Ferdinand VII Medal
Ferdinand VII Medal
Title
Ferdinand VII Medal
Date 
ca. 1812
Medium 
Bronze; paper
Dimensions 
diameter: 2 1/4 in. ( 5.7 cm )
Description 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing nude laureated bust of Ferdinand VII facing right, with surrounding legend: "FERN.VII.POR LA G.DE DIOS Y LA CONST. DE LA MON.REY DE LAS ESPANAS." Reverse shows nude European in ancient Roman helmet and Native American in feathered headdress flanking open book placed upon two halves of the world globe and inscribed: "CONSTI/TUCI/ON/POLITI/CA/DE LA/MONAR/QUIA/ESPANO/LA"; sun rising above; inscription in exergue: "PROMULGADA EN CADIZ/A 19 DE MARZO DE/1812."
Object Number 
INV.10681
Marks 
Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation: "F.S.F." Inscription: reverse, above exergual line, at left: "F. SAGAU F."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group