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Earl of Essex. General 1642: CM.131-1994

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Earl of Essex. General 1642

Maker(s)

Ruler: Charles I (1625-49)

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Description

This medal was executed in commemoration of the resolution of the two Houses of Parliament.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1994-06-06) by Baldwin & Sons Ltd.

Dating

Production date: AD 1644

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 41 mm Diameter 41 mm Weight 14.69 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of the Earl of Essex, nearly full face, in plain falling collar and armour.

  • Text: R.R.R. P.P.P. FIDISSIMVS. 1644.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: "S. X." on a scroll and "G. L." below.

  • Text: MAGS : PROECR : LIBERTATV : PATRIÆ :
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.131-1994
Primary reference Number: 227428
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 Last processed: Thursday 17 March 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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