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Great Waterloo Medal

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Circular medal issued to commemorate the Battle of Waterloo. Hanging loop and ring and with high rim. Obverse: Four male busts--George IV, Frederick William III, Francis II, and Alexander I--looking to proper right at center, wearing laureate wreaths and surrounded by classical deities. At top...

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Provenance

By 1920, Misses Louisa W. and Marian R. Case; 1920, gift of Misses Louisa W. and Marian R. Case to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 20, 1920)

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Louisa W. and Marian R. Case in memory of their father James Brown Case

English, after 1861

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 137 mm (5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.473

Medium or Technique

Metal; electrotype

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals