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British Colonization 1670: CM.TR.2112-R

Object information

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British Colonization 1670


Ruler: Charles II (1660-85)
Engraver: Roettier, John




History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1937) by Trinity College, Cambridge


Production date: AD 1670

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 41 mm Diameter 41 mm Weight 34.08 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Busts conjoined, facing right, of Charles II and Catherine. He, hair long, neck bare, wears ornamented armour; she in slight drapery.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Globe, whereon appear some portions of all the four quarters.

  • Text: DIFFVSVS . IN . ORBE . BRITANNVS. 1670.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.TR.2112-R
Primary reference Number: 227565
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 29 March 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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