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James I Counter: CM.M.181-R

Object information

Titles

James I Counter

Maker(s)

James I (1603-25) (Ruler)
Passe, Simon 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, crowned with orb in left hand and sceptre in right. In long flowing robes.

  • Text: JACOBVS REX ORBIIT 2 MAR 1625
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Royal coat of arms, crowned with the garter.

  • Text: RAINED 22 YEARS BVRIED AT WESTMINSTER
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.M.181-R
Primary reference Number: 227473
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) "James I Counter" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/227473 Accessed: 2022-06-30 02:06:34

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