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Duke of Marlborough. Battle of Blenheim. 2 Aug 1704: CM.70-1939

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Duke of Marlborough. Battle of Blenheim. 2 Aug 1704


Ruler: Anne (1702-14)
Engraver: Hautsch, Georg



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1939-03-18) by Barron, E. Evelyn


Production date: AD 1704

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 37 mm Diameter 37 mm Weight 18.02 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Marlborough, facing right, hair long, in armour, and ribband across the breast.

  • Text: IOH . D . MARLEBVRG . ANG . EXER . CAPIT . GENER. (below) ?-C
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Mars seated leaning upon his shield, inscribed "MARS VLTOR", encourages a soldier in the destruction of his enemies.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.70-1939
Primary reference Number: 227714
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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