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James I Medal: CM.26-1933

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James I Medal


Ruler: James I (1603-25)
Engraver: Passe, Simon de




This is one of the medals, by Simon de Passe, of the royal family and court of James I.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1933) by Pass, Alfred A. de


Production date: AD 1616

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 55 mm Diameter 55 mm Weight 8.90 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of James I, three-quarters facing left, head bare, in lace ruff and ermine robe, open, showing collar and badge of the Garter. Above a crown and "I. E.".

  • Text: Jacobus D. G. Mag : Britt : Fr? : & Hybe : Rex. (in exergue) S. P. fe
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Shield of Britain within the Garter ; supporters, helmeted, crest, and motto

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.26-1933
Primary reference Number: 227384
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 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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