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Charles I: CM.79.59-1919

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Titles

Charles I

Maker(s)

Ruler: Charles I (1625-49)
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 Charles I.

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) 41 mm Diameter 41 mm Weight 34.36 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Charles I, facing left, laureate, hair long, in armour and ermine mantle fastened with brooch on the breast.

  • Text: CAROLUS . I . D . G . M . BR . FR . ET HIB . REX. (in exergue) I. D. F.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: An urn-shaped monument, on which is seated Britannia weeping, and raising a pall under which appears the amputated head of the King. At one side is the axe, at the other a rose fallen from its stem.

  • Text: NAT . 13 . NOV . 1600 . COR . 2 . FEBR . 1626 . M . 30 . IANV . 1649.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.79.59-1919
Primary reference Number: 227449
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 29 March 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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