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Elizabeth I Counter: CM.79.229-1919

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Titles

Elizabeth I Counter

Maker(s)

Elizabeth I (1558-1603) (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 Elizabeth I.

Notes

History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1919-11-22) by Fry, Geoffrey

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 24 mm Diameter 24 mm Weight 2.47 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Half length figure of the Queen, crowned, wearing high lace collar, necklace, and holding sceptre and orb.

  • Text: ELISABETH . D . G . ANG . FRAN . ET HIB . REGINA. FIDEI CHRISTE.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: English and French arms quarterly on a plain square topped shield within a Garter crowned.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.79.229-1919
Primary reference Number: 227478
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 29 March 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 30 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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