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Graham Pollard: CM.4-2008

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Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Graham Pollard


Rank-Broadley, Ian
Production place: Britain




Graham Pollard

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2008-01-28) by Blackburn, Mark, Dr


Production date: AD 1990


Signed with IRB monogram on both sides.

Components of the work

Maximum Diameter 50.0 mm

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Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Head of Graham Pollard right
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Naked youth with shaven head and earring, reclining by a stream, figure of Time dancing in background.
  • Location: REVERSE
  • Type: Design
  • Text: COSI QVA GIV SI GODE (from Poem 128 of Petrarch; ‘This is how we live in enjoyment here below . . .’)
  • Location: INSCRIPTION
  • Method of creation: REVERSE

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.4-2008
Primary reference Number: 197745
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 20 March 2014 Updated: Friday 11 March 2016 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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