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Landing of William of Orange at Torbay 5 Nov 1688: CM.2105-1939

Object information

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Landing of William of Orange at Torbay 5 Nov 1688


Ruler: James II (1685-1701)
Engraver: Bower, George




History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1939-06-19) by Barron, E. Evelyn


Production date: AD 1688

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 49 mm Diameter 49 mm Weight 19.91 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of William III of Orange, facing right, hair long, in lace cravat, armour, and scarf across the body; the truncation is marked, "1688".

  • Text: GVILIELMVS . III . D . G . PRIN . AVR . HOL . ET . WES . GVB.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: The prince on horseback at the head of his army, drawn up on the beach; his fleet lying near at anchor. In the foreground a warrior is raising the fainting figure of Justice.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.2105-1939
Primary reference Number: 227629
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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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