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Marchese Scipione Maffei: CM.101-1965

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Marchese Scipione Maffei


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



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1965-11-25) by Coin Duplicates Fund


Production date: AD 1741

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 55 mm Diameter 55 mm Weight 70.26 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Scipione, facing right, hair long, in coat, buttoned shirt, and ruff collar.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Inscription.

  • Text: HOSPES BRITANN 1734
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.101-1965
Primary reference Number: 227854
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 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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