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George II. Dassier's Dedication Medal. 1731.: CM.99-1946

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George II. Dassier's Dedication Medal. 1731.

Maker(s)

Ruler: George II (1727-60)
Artist: Dassier, Jean

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Description

This medal is part of the Series of English Sovereigns created by artist, Jean Dassier. The subject of this medal is George II.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1946-05-08) by Crisford, W. A. Mrs.

Dating

Production date: AD 1731

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 41 mm Diameter 41 mm Weight 31.76 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of George II, facing left, laureate, hair long, in armour and mantle.

  • Text: GEORGIUS . II . D . G . MAG . BR . FR . ET . HIB . REX. (below) J. DASSIER . F.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Inscription.

  • Text: NUMISMATA REGUM ANGLIAE A GULIELMO PRIMO AD HAEC USQUE TEMPORA GEORGIO II . MAGNAE BRITANNIAE FRANCIAE ET HIBERNIAE REGI SERENISSIMO ETC . DECATA A JOANNE DASSIER GENEVENSIS REIPUB . CÆLATORE MONETALI ANNO M.DCC.XXXI.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.99-1946
Primary reference Number: 227830
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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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