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St Catherine 1662: CM.8-1966

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St Catherine 1662


Ruler: Charles II (1660-85)



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1966-01-13) by Bayley, Richard


Production date: AD 1662

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 43 mm Diameter 43 mm Weight 38.03 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Catherine, facing right, hair gracefully and compactly arranged with a plain fillet and strings of pearls, one loose ringlet at each side of the neck. The gown is fastened with brooch on the shoulder, and a mantle thrown over it.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: St. Catherine, nearly full face, resting upon a sword, holds up a palm branch, and stands beneath rays from heaven; the broken wheel lies at her feet.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.8-1966
Primary reference Number: 227542
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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