Nicolas Briot

Charles I, 1600 - 1649. Reigned 1625 - 1649 (Commemorates the King's return to London from Edinburgh)

About this artwork

In Britain, medals were made to commemorate specific events in a monarch’s reign from the sixteenth-century onwards. This medal marks Charles I’s return to London after his coronation in Edinburgh.

Updated before 2020

  • artist:
    Nicolas Briot (about 1579 - 1646) French
  • title:
    Charles I, 1600 - 1649. Reigned 1625 - 1649 (Commemorates the King's return to London from Edinburgh)
  • date created:
    1633
  • materials:
    Silver
  • measurements:
    4.00 cm (diameter)
  • object type:
  • credit line:
    Purchased 1920
  • accession number:
    PG 916
  • gallery:
  • depicted:
  • artwork photographed by:
    Antonia Reeve
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