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Martin Folkes.: CM.464-1970

Object information

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Martin Folkes.


Ruler: George II (1727-60)



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1970-10-15) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Production date: AD 1742

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 37 mm Diameter 37 mm Weight 21.67 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Martin Folkes, facing right, hair short, no drapery.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: A Sphinx, with crescent on its side; behind, the pyramidal tomb of Caius Sestius within the walls of Rome: above, the meridian sun.

  • Text: SVA SIDERA NORVNT. (in exergue) ROMÆ . A . L . S742.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.464-1970
Primary reference Number: 227857
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Thursday 29 August 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Martin Folkes." Web page available at: Accessed: 2023-01-27 07:13:45

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