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Sir Robert and Lady Bolles. 1655: CM.2-1978

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Sir Robert and Lady Bolles. 1655


Ruler: Cromwell, Oliver (1653-1658)
Engraver: Rawlins, Thomas



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1978) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Production date: AD 1655

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 45 mm Diameter 45 mm Weight 18.72 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Sir Robert Bolles, facing left, in plain falling collar, rich armour, with lion's head on shoulder, and scarf across the breast.

  • Text: ROB : BOLLES . DE . SCAMPTON . IN . COM : LINCOL : BARONET. (in exergue) T. RAWLINS . F. 1655.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Uniface.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.2-1978
Primary reference Number: 227503
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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