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Battle of Culloden. 16 April. 1746.: CM.YG.3413-R

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Battle of Culloden. 16 April. 1746.


Ruler: George II (1727-60)
Engraver: Yeo, Richard




History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1936-07-07) by Young, Arthur W.


Production date: AD 1746

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 51 mm Diameter 51 mm Weight 51.88 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Cumberland, facing right, hair tied behind, in armour, lion's skin wrapped round his body, and George of the Garter hanging below.

  • Text: GULIELMUS . GEOR . II . R . FIL . DUX . CUMBRIÆ. (on truncation) R . YEO . F.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: The Duke, as Hercules, tramples upon Discord, and raises Britannia.

  • Text: (in exergue) PERDVELLIB . EX . ANG . FVGAT . AD CULLOD . DEBELLAT . 16 . APR . 1746.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.YG.3413-R
Primary reference Number: 227883
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 29 March 2021 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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