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Archbishop Sancroft and Bishops 1688: CM.116-1940

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Titles

Archbishop Sancroft and Bishops 1688

Maker(s)

Ruler: James II (1685-1701)
Engraver: Warou, Daniel

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Notes

History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1940-03-05) by Barron, E. Evelyn

Dating

Production date: AD 1688

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 51 mm Diameter 51 mm Weight 58.56 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Sancroft, facing right, wearing a cap and canonical robes.

  • Text: GVIL . SANCROFT . ARCHIEPISC . CANTVAR . 1688.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Medallions with portraits and names of the six imprisoned Bishops arranged round that of the Bishop of London; stars interspersed.

  • Text: GVIL EP.S.ASAP PRANC.ER EL. ION.EP CICESTER HENR.EP LONDIN HO.EP. BATH EI.WEL.THO.EP. PETRI-BVRG IOAN.EP. BRISTOL.D . W . F.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.116-1940
Primary reference Number: 227625
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 29 March 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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