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William II Counter: CM.4.13-1922

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William II Counter


Ruler: William II (1087-1100)
Engraver: Passe, Simon de
Engraver: Passe, Willem de




This medal is part of a series of silver counters by Simon and William van de Passe of the Sovereigns of England and other contemporary personages. The subject of this counter is William II.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1922) by Perceval, Spencer George

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 27 mm Diameter 27 mm Weight 2.47 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: The King facing straight ahead, crowned, holding a sword and dagger.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Shield crowned bearing 2 British Lions.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.4.13-1922
Primary reference Number: 227352
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Tuesday 25 August 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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