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Edmund Halley. 1744.: CM.369-1989

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Edmund Halley. 1744.

Maker(s)

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

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1989-07-05) by Anonymous

Dating

Production date: AD 1744

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 55 mm Diameter 55 mm Weight 86.84 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Halley, facing right, hair long, in loose mantle trimmed with fur.

  • Text: EDMUNDUS HALLEY. A. DASSIER . F.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Within an ornamental Border the inscription.

  • Text: ASTRONOMUS REGIS MAGNÆ BRITANNIÆ . MDCCXLIV.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.369-1989
Primary reference Number: 227868
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Thursday 29 August 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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