Category:John Croker

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English: John Croker (21 October 1670 – 21 March 1741), born at Dresden, the son of a cabinet-maker to the Elector of Saxony, and known in his youth as Johann Crocker, was chief engraver to the Royal Mint from 1705 to 1741 and engraved the dies for all gold and silver British coins of Queen Anne and King George I and most of those of King George II until 1739.

Medals[edit]

Croker's principal medals are as follows:

  • State of Britain after Peace of Ryswick, 1697
  • Accession, 1702
  • Coronation, 1702 (official medal)
  • Anne and Prince George of Denmark, 1702
  • Expedition to Vigo Bay 1702, view of Vigo harbour
  • Capitulation of Towns on the Meuse, 1702
  • Cities captured by Marlborough, 1703
  • Queen Anne's Bounty, 1704
  • Battle of Blenheim, 1704
  • Capture of Gibraltar, 1704
  • Barcelona relieved, 1706
  • Battle of Ramillies, 1706
  • Union of England and Scotland, 1707
  • Battle of Oudenarde, 1708
  • Capture of Sardinia and Minorca, 1708
  • Citadel of Lille taken, 1708
  • City of Tournay taken, 1709
  • Battle of Malplaquet, 1709
  • Douay taken, 1710
  • Battle of Almenara, 1710
  • The French lines passed, and Bouchain taken, 1711
  • Peace of Utrecht, 1713
  • Medallic portrait of Queen Anne
  • Arrival of George in England, 1714
  • Entry into London, 1714
  • Coronation, 1714 (official medal)
  • Battle of Sheriffmuir, 1715
  • Preston taken, 1715
  • Act of Grace, 1717
  • Treaty of Passarowitz, 1718
  • Naval Action off Cape Passaro, 1718
  • Caroline, Princess of Wales, 1718
  • Order of the Bath revived, 1725
  • Sir Isaac Newton, 1726
  • Coronation of George II, 1727 (official medal)
  • Queen Caroline, Coronation, 1727 (official medal)
  • Second Treaty of Vienna, 1731
  • Medal of the Royal Family, 1732, obverse only; reverse is by John Sigismund Tanner

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