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Robert Walpole, Earl of Orford. 1744.: CM.3-1963

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Titles

Robert Walpole, Earl of Orford. 1744.

Maker(s)

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

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1963-01-24) by Perceval, Spencer George

Dating

Production date: AD 1744

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 55 mm Diameter 55 mm Weight 79.05 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Walpole, facing left, hair long, in coat, star, and ribband of the Garter.

  • Text: ROBERTUS WALPOLE. (below) A. DASSIER F.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Within an ornamental border the inscription.

  • Text: COMES DE ORFORD . M.DCCXLIV.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.3-1963
Primary reference Number: 227863
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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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