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Charles II. 1683: CM.1-1963

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Charles II. 1683


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




History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1963-01-24)


Production date: AD 1683

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 54 mm Diameter 54 mm Weight 64.28 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Charles II, facing right, hair long, falling over his right shoulder, in armour and mantle.

  • Text: CAROL . II . D . G . ANGL . SCOT . FRAN . ET . HIB . REX. (in exergue) R
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Royal arms within the Garter, supporters, crowned helmet with lambrequins, and crest.

  • Text: DIEV . ET . MON . DROIT.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1-1963
Primary reference Number: 227607
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 29 March 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 30 March 2021

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

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