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Edward II Counter: CM.M.180-R

Object information

Titles

Edward II Counter

Maker(s)

Edward II (1307-27) (Ruler)
Passe, Simon de (Engraver)
Passe, Willem de (Engraver)

Description

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 Edward II.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown by Unknown

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 27 mm Diameter 27 mm Weight 2.98 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: The King, full length, with right hand resting on the hilt of a drawn sword, and his left arm carried across his body.

  • Text: EDWARDVS 2 REX ORBIT 21 SEPTE 1327
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Shield crowned bearing 3 lions passant guardant.

  • Text: RAINED 19 YEARS BVRIED AT GLOCESTER.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.M.180-R
Primary reference Number: 227472
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Tuesday 25 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Edward II Counter" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/227472 Accessed: 2022-06-27 18:45:27

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/227472 |title=Edward II Counter |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-06-27 18:45:27|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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