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Duchess of Portsmouth 1673: CM.79.62-1919

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Duchess of Portsmouth 1673


Ruler: Charles II (1660-85)
Engraver: Bower, George




History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by Fry, Geoffrey


Production date: AD 1673

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze gilding Diameter (min) 28 mm Diameter 28 mm Weight 6.88 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Duchess of Portsmouth, facing right, hair curled in front, compactly braided behind, loose drapery across the body.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Cupid seated, upon a globe.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.79.62-1919
Primary reference Number: 227574
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 29 March 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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