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George II. Dassier's Dedication Medal. 1731.: CM.TR.2146-R

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

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.

Notes

History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1731

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 41 mm Diameter 41 mm Weight 30.62 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

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.TR.2146-R
Primary reference Number: 227832
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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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