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William II: CM.4017-1950

Object information

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William II


Ruler: William II (1087-1100)
Artist: Dassier, Jean




This medal is part of the Series of English Sovereigns created by artist, Jean Dassier. The subject of this medal is William II.


History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1951-04-01) by Bunn, C.J.


Production date: AD 1731

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 40 mm Diameter 40 mm Weight 30.21 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of William II, three quarters, in armour with mantle, crowned.

  • Text: GULIELMUS . II . D . G . ANGLIÆ (in exergue) J.D.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: A casket-formed tomb; a cherub's head and crossed torches on one end; on the other side are a Faun's mask and two leafless branches.

  • Text: NAT.1060 COR.1087 MORT 1100
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.4017-1950
Primary reference Number: 227344
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 29 March 2021 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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