Medal - Willem II

Medal - Willem II - obverseMedal - Willem II - reverse

© Alexandr Prokofyev

Features

Location Netherlands
King William II (1840-1849)
Type Souvenir medals › Event souvenir
Year 1840
Composition Copper
Weight 5.3 g
Diameter 23.5 mm
Thickness 1.7 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number
N#
152704

Commemorative issue

Inauguration of King Willem II

Obverse

The beginning of legend on five lines within a decorated border.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
WILLEM
II
KONING
DER
NEDERLANDEN.

Reverse

Within a decorated border the end of legend from the Obv. around the book of the Constitution, with on top a staff and a scepter crossed underneath a crown. The date of inauguration 28 November 1840 is in Roman numerals.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
INGEHULDIGD
GRONDWET
XXVIII NOV: MDCCCXL.

Translation:
INAUGURATED
CONSTITUTION
XXVIII NOV: MDCCCXL.

Edge

Plain

Comments

Inauguration took place in Amsterdam.

 An example in the Rotterdam Museum:

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1840  MDCCCXL

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