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Sir Edmundbury Godfrey 1678: CM.61-1939

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Titles

Sir Edmundbury Godfrey 1678

Maker(s)

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

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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 1678

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 38 mm Diameter 38 mm Weight 27.54 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Godfrey, facing right, hair long, in falling lace collar, doublet buttoned, and mantle over shoulders, two hands strangling him with a cravat.

  • Text: MORIENDO . RESTITVIT . REM . E . GODFREY.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: The Pope's head and the Devil's joined in one face.

  • Text: ECCLESIA . PERVERSA . TENET . FACIEM . DIABOLI.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.61-1939
Primary reference Number: 227585
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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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