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Birth of Prince Charles 1630: CM.4-1984

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Birth of Prince Charles 1630


Ruler: Charles I (1625-49)




Struck to commemorate the birth of Charles II.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1984-01-30) by Grimshaw, Margaret Eleanor


Production date: AD 1630

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 30 mm Diameter 30 mm Weight 5.98 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Four heart-shaped shields, united at their bases, bearing, 1. France and England quarterly, 2. Scotland, 3. France 4. Ireland.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Inscription on a square tablet.

  • Text: HONOR' . PRIN'. MAG' . BRIT' . FRA' . ET . HIB' . NAT' . 29 . MAI' . ANN' . 1630.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.4-1984
Primary reference Number: 227397
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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