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Ferdinand VII Medal
Date: ca. 1814
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Medium: Copper
Dimensions: Overall (diameter): 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm)
Description: Copper struck medal with obverse showing nude laureated bust of Ferdinand VII facing right; legend: "FERDINANDO.VII.DEI GRATIA.HISPAN.ET INDIAR.REG./AN.1814." Reverse depicts Spanish royal coat of arms supported by warrior in ancient Roman armor and Native American with bow and arrows; legend: "ANI EPP ANTEQUER ELECT ARCH MEX."
Object Number: INV.10698
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Marks: Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation: "F. Gordillo f." Inscription: reverse, in exergue: "Cn. Mexico G. Gordillo f."