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Prince Charles Counter: CM.M.183-R

Object information


Prince Charles Counter


James I (1603-25) (Ruler)
Passe, Simon de (Engraver)


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 Prince Charles.

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 2.56 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: A seated female figure with rose in right hand.

  • Text: NAT . 29 . MAII . 1630 CAROLVS . PRINCE.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Four oval garnished shields united at their bases, bearing, 1. France and England quarterly, 2. Scotland, 3. France 4. Ireland.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.M.183-R
Primary reference Number: 227476
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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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Prince Charles Counter" Web page available at: Accessed: 2022-06-30 01:48:00

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