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Recapture of Prague 15 Nov. 1744.: CM.100-1946

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Titles

Recapture of Prague 15 Nov. 1744.

Maker(s)

George II (1727-60) (Ruler)
Kirk, John (Engraver)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1946-05-08) by Crisford, W. A. Mrs.

Dating

Production date: AD 1744

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 43 mm Diameter 43 mm Weight 32.27 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Prince Charles of Lorraine, three-quarters, facing right, hair tied behind, in armour, and ribband across the breast.

  • Text: CHARLES PRINCE OF LORAIN.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: View of Prague, cavalry entering the city; soldiers flying from the citadel on low ground.

  • Text: SUBSIDIO BRITANNIÆ. (in exergue) PRAGA RECAPTA NO 26 MDCCXLIV.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.100-1946
Primary reference Number: 227874
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 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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