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Abraham De Moivre. 1741: CM.215-1975

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Titles

Abraham De Moivre. 1741

Maker(s)

Ruler: George II (1727-60)
Engraver: Dassier, James Anthony

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1975) by Webb Fund

Dating

Production date: AD 1741

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 55 mm Diameter 55 mm Weight 78.71 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of De Moivre, facing right, hair long, in coat buttoned in front.

  • Text: ABRAHAMUS DE MOIVRE. (below) I. A. DASSIER.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Within an ornamental border the inscription.

  • Text: UTRIUSQUE SOCIETATIS REGALIS . LOND . ET BEROL . SODALIS . M.DCC.XLI.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.215-1975
Primary reference Number: 227851
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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