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Prince Frederick Created Prince of Wales. 1729.: CM.TR.2147-R

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Prince Frederick Created Prince of Wales. 1729.

Maker(s)

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

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Notes

History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1729

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 41 mm Diameter 41 mm Weight 34.1 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Prince Frederick, on a pedestal between the figures of Britannia and Fame; an infant Genius, bearing his plumes and motto, hovers over his head.

  • Text: FREDERICUS WALLIÆ PRINCEPS ÆT . XXII. (in exergue) MDCCXXIX. I. D.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: An eagle training her young one to fly towards the meridian sun from the summit of high mountains: in the distance, sea with ships.

  • Text: VERTUTE INGENITA FORTIS DUCTUQUE PARENTIS. (in exergue) SIC ITUR AD ASTRA. (below) I. D.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.TR.2147-R
Primary reference Number: 227834
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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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