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Citadel of Little Taken 28 Nov 1708.: CM.SJ.611-R

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Citadel of Little Taken 28 Nov 1708.


Ruler: Anne (1702-14)
Engraver: Croker, John




History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1938) by St John's College


Production date: AD 1708

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 44 mm Diameter 44 mm Weight 35.27 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Anne, facing left, crowned, hair entwined with pearls, lovelock on the right shoulder, in embroidered gown with straps on the shoulder, collar, George, and star of the Garter; a bow of pearls with a brooch on the left shoulder fastens a mantle, which passes behind.

  • Text: ANNA . D : G : MAG : BRI : FR : ET . HIB : REG . (in exergue) I. C.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Victory, facing, murally crowned, holds a palm branch and shield of Lille; her foot rests on an upright slab, on which hangs a plan of the fortifications of that city.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.SJ.611-R
Primary reference Number: 227750
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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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