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Carlisle Taken. 30 Dec. 1745.: CM.696-1960

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Carlisle Taken. 30 Dec. 1745.


Ruler: George II (1727-60)
Engraver: Wolff, Johan Henrik



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1960-07-21) by Harrison, L. S.


Production date: AD 1745

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 35 mm Diameter 35 mm Weight 19.39 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Duke of Cumberland, facing right, hair tied behind, in dress-coat and ribband across the breast.

  • Text: GUL : DUX . CUMB : DELICIÆ . MILITUM. (below) NATVS . 15 . APR : 1721. (on truncation) WOLFF.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: The Duke, as a Roman warrior, his shield decorated with the bust of the King, attacks the Hydra of Rebellion: Carlisle in the distance.

  • Text: PRO . PATRE . ET . PATRIA. (in exergue) REB : EX . ANG . PULLSI . & CARL : REDACTUM . DEC 1745.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.696-1960
Primary reference Number: 227879
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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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