Single-reeded circular plate engraved with the depiction of a king clad in robes and vaguely Roman military dress, standing right with his left index finger raised and his right hand balanced a shield on the ground; no foot ring. Underside is engraved ".W.M.S." on rim and stamped with three shield-shaped marks at center of well, arranged in a circle, one depicting the sun shining down on a horse leaping left with the raised serif letters "E.V" at upper right, and the other stamped twice has three onion-domed towers above what appears to be a rampant lion against a brickwork ground.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

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Credit Line: Mrs. Stephen B. Stanto

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.334963Catalog Number: 334963Accession Number: 96003

Object Name: plateObject Type: plate

Physical Description: pewter (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3/4 in x 9 1/8 in; 1.905 cm x 23.1775 cm


Record Id: nmah_300430

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