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British Colonization 1670: CM.58-1939

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Titles

British Colonization 1670

Maker(s)

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

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Notes

History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1939-03-18) by Barron, E. Evelyn

Dating

Production date: AD 1670

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 41 mm Diameter 41 mm Weight 35.02 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.

  • Text: CAROLVS . ET . CATHRINA . REX . ET . REGINA.
  • 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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.58-1939
Primary reference Number: 227566
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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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