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Christ's Hospital silver badge for 'Bluecoat Boys'.: CM.704-1989

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Current Location: In storage


Christ's Hospital silver badge for 'Bluecoat Boys'.


Roettier, John



Measurements and weight

Weight: 35.68 g

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1989-11-27) by Grimshaw, Margaret Eleanor


Production date: AD 1716

Components of the work

Minimum Diameter 75.1 mm
Maximum Diameter 84.4 mm

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.704-1989
Primary reference Number: 189480
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Created: Thursday 27 September 2012 Updated: Monday 29 July 2019 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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