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Edward II: CM.79.53-1919

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Titles

Edward II

Maker(s)

Ruler: Edward II (1307-1327)
Artist: Dassier, Jean

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Description

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

Notes

History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1919-11-22) by Fry, Geoffrey

Dating

Production date: AD 1731

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 40 mm Diameter 40 mm Weight 31.96 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Edward II in mantle, crowned

  • Text: EDUARD . II . D . G. ANG . ET . HIB . REX.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: A sepulchral monument decorate with a bas-relief representing Gournay and Maltravers about to cover up the body of the monarch, whom they have just murdered in Berkeley Castle.

  • Text: NAT. 1284 COR. 1307 MORT. 1327
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.79.53-1919
Primary reference Number: 227348
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 29 March 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 30 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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