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Sir Isaac Newton. Died, 20 March, 1727.: CM.175-1973

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Titles

Sir Isaac Newton. Died, 20 March, 1727.

Maker(s)

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

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1973) by University Purchase Fund

Dating

Production date: AD 1731

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 42 mm Diameter 42 mm Weight 45.14 g

Inscription or legends present

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

  • Text: ISAACVS NEWTONIUS. (below) I. DASSIER . F.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Newton's monument in Westminster Abbey: the base is inscribed.

  • Text: NAT . 1642 . M . 1726.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.175-1973
Primary reference Number: 227818
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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