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Christ's Hospital. Stone Badge: CM.M.208-R

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Christ's Hospital. Stone Badge


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




This medal was worn on the shoulder by the twelve boys belonging to Christ's Hospital, for whose education funds were furnished by Henry Stone, one of the Governors, and for which at his death provision was made under his will.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown by Unknown

Components of the work

Object composed of silver gilt Diameter (min) 89 mm Diameter 89 mm

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Three Bluecoat boys, with a table between them. One holds a scroll inscribed with figures; another holds a steelyard; a third is measuring with compasses. On the floor is a globe.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Uniface.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.M.208-R
Primary reference Number: 227598
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Thursday 29 August 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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