Hunterian Art Gallery Medal Collection Photos

The Hunterian Art Gallery of the University of Glasgow displays parts of one of the world's top medal and coin collections originally donated by Dr William Hunter (18th C). The presentation is arranged as historical art telling the story of Scotland and the UK.

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Brutalist entrance at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Henry VIII, 10th anniversary as head of Church of England medal at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Edward VI coronation & Marriage of Queen Mary to Philip of Spain medals at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Queen Mary restores England to Catholic church medal at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Brutalist entrance at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland. Architect: William Whitfield. Henry VIII, 10th anniversary as head of Church of England medal (1545) at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Edward VI coronation (1547) & Marriage of Queen Mary to Philip of Spain (1555) medals at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Queen Mary restores England to Catholic church medal (1554) at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Elizabeth I destruction of Spanish Armada medal by Nicholas Hilliard at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Defeat of Spanish Armada medal by G. van Bijlaer at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Marriage of James VI of Scotland to Anne of Denmark medal at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Charles I Scottish coronation & Charles I return to London medals both by Nicholas Briot at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Elizabeth I destruction of Spanish Armada medal (1589) by Nicholas Hilliard at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Defeat of Spanish Armada medal (1588) by G. van Bijlaer at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Marriage of James VI of Scotland (later James I of England) to Anne of Denmark medal (1590) at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Charles I Scottish coronation (1633) & Charles I return to London (1633) medals both by Nicholas Briot at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Execution of Charles I medal by Thomas Rawlins of France at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Death of Oliver Cromwell medal by Thomas Simon of France at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Admiral de Ruyter Naval Action in Anglo-Dutch War & Peace of Breda medals both by Christopher Adolfszoon of Netherlands at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Landing of William of Orange at Torbay medal by Regnier Arondeaux of Netherlands at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Execution of Charles I medal (1649) by Thomas Rawlins of France at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Death of Oliver Cromwell medal (1658) by Thomas Simon of France at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Admiral de Ruyter Naval Action in Anglo-Dutch War (1666) & Peace of Breda (1667) medals both by Christopher Adolfszoon of Netherlands at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Landing of William of Orange at Torbay (1688) medal by Regnier Arondeaux of Netherlands at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Several Prince James Stuart medals at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Battle of Blenheim medal by Martin Smeltzing of Netherlands at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.George I Entry into London medal by John Croker of London at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.George I Proclaimed King medal by Ehrenreich Hannibal of Germany at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Several Prince James Stuart (III England / IV Scotland) medals (1688-1715) at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Battle of Blenheim (1704) medal by Martin Smeltzing of Netherlands at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.George I Entry into London (1714) medal by John Croker of London at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.George I Proclaimed King (1714) medal by Ehrenreich Hannibal of Germany at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Sir Isaac Newton medal by John Croker of London at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Edmund Halley medal by Jacques-Antoine Dassier of London at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Professor Francis Hutcheson medal by Antonio Selvi of Florence at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.British Colonial American Indian Peace Badge at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Sir Isaac Newton (1727) medal by John Croker of London at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Edmund Halley (1744) medal by Jacques-Antoine Dassier of London at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Professor Francis Hutcheson (1746) medal by Antonio Selvi of Florence at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.British Colonial American Indian Peace Badge (1764) at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.

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