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Medal commemorating Queen Elizabeth bearing the words: "Dangers averted", 1589; reverse
Medal commemorating Queen Elizabeth and celebrating 'Dangers averted' the original struck in 1589. Obverse: Bust of Elizabeth, full face, wearing high crown, necklace with pendants, ruff open in front, erect behind, gown and sleeves puffed in diamond-shape pattern and jewelled; on shoulders high pointed bows; she holds sceptre and orb. Legend: 'DITIOR . IN . TOTO . NON . ALTER . CIRCVLVS . ORBE.' (No other circle in the whole world more rich.) Reverse: A bay tree (on an island with buildings), uninjured by lightning and winds, flourishing upon the island, inscribed, 'NON . IPSA . PERICVLA . TANGVNT.' (Not even dangers affect it.) Three ships in the distance, monsters in the sea. Floral border.
- Image reference: E3598-2
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London