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Sir Robert Walpole, Earl of Orford. 1742.: CM.105-1966

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Titles

Sir Robert Walpole, Earl of Orford. 1742.

Maker(s)

Ruler: George II (1727-60)
Engraver: Natter, Johann Lorenz

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1966-11-17) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

Production date: AD 1742

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze gilding Diameter (min) 39 mm Diameter 39 mm Weight 16.99 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Walpole, facing right, hair short, in mantle round the shoulders.

  • Text: THE RIGHT HON : ROBERT EARL OF ORFORD.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Britannia trampling upon Envy, places a coronet on the head of Walpole, attired in the robes of a peer : London in the distance.

  • Text: ENVY SHALL NOT PREVAIL AGAINST THEE (in exergue) MDCCXLII.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.105-1966
Primary reference Number: 227855
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Audit data

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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