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Birth of Prince James Commemorated in Holland 1688: CM.TR.2117-R

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Birth of Prince James Commemorated in Holland 1688

Maker(s)

Ruler: James II (1685-1701)
Engraver: Smeltzing, Jan

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Notes

History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1937) by Trinity College, Cambridge

Dating

Production date: AD 1688

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 60 mm Diameter 60 mm Weight 72.44 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of James II, facing left, laureate, hair long, in mantle across breast; beneath, a rose.

  • Text: IACOBUS II D . G . BRITANNIARUM IMPERATOR.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: The Queen in bed nursing an infant.

  • Text: FELICITAS PUBLICA. (in exergue) OB FELICISS : M . BRIT : PRINC : NATIV : 20 IUN : 1688 IG : VITUS EQ : B . C . MARC : D'ALBYVILLE ET SA : ROM : IMP : APUD BAT : ABLEG : EXT : C . C.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.TR.2117-R
Primary reference Number: 227627
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Audit data

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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Birth of Prince James Commemorated in Holland 1688" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/227627 Accessed: 2024-07-16 11:40:33

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