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Dr. Samuel Clarke. Died, 17 May, 1729.: CM.4019-1950

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Dr. Samuel Clarke. Died, 17 May, 1729.


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




History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1951-04-01) by Bunn, C.J.


Production date: AD 1729

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 43 mm Diameter 43 mm Weight 33.4 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Clarke, three-quarters, facing right, in wig and canonicals.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: A Student ascending a rocky path to the top of a mountain, on which stands Truth pointing to the radiated name of Jehovah, in Hebrew, above.

  • Text: QUO VERITAS VOCAT. (in exergue) J. DASSIER . F.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.4019-1950
Primary reference Number: 227836
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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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