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Sir Isaac Newton. Died, 20 March, 1727.: CM.TR.2142-R

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Sir Isaac Newton. Died, 20 March, 1727.


Ruler: George I (1714-27)
Artist: Dassier, Jean




History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1731

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 33 mm Diameter 33 mm Weight 21.15 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Newton, three-quarters, facing left, looking right, hair long, in shirt with open collar and mantle round the shoulders.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: A wreath of flowers enclosing the inscription.

  • Text: EQ . AUR . PHILOSOPHUS OBIIT . 31 . MART . 1727 . NATUS ANNOS 85.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.TR.2142-R
Primary reference Number: 227816
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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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