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Edward V Counter: CM.688-1960

Object information

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Edward V Counter


Ruler: Edward V (1483 - 1483)
Engraver: Passe, Simon de




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 V.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1960-07-21) by Harrison, L. S.

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 27 mm Diameter 27 mm Weight 1.97 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: The King, full length, wearing arched crown, holding sceptre in right hand, and orb in the left.

  • Text: EDWARDVS 5 REX ORBIT 1483
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Armorial shield surmounted by arched crown, within the Garter and motto, English and French arms quarterly.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.688-1960
Primary reference Number: 227475
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Tuesday 25 August 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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