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Henry VII Counter: CM.687-1960

Object information

Titles

Henry VII Counter

Maker(s)

Henry VII (1485-1509) (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 Henry VII.

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 1.99 g

Inscription or legends present

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

  • Text: HENRICVS 7 REX ORBIIT 22 APRIL 1509
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

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

  • Text: RAINED 25 YEARS BVRIED AT WESTMINSTER
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.687-1960
Primary reference Number: 227477
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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

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

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Henry VII Counter" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/227477 Accessed: 2022-06-28 12:30:01

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