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William, Prince of Orange, Stadtholder. 1747.: CM.85-1939

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William, Prince of Orange, Stadtholder. 1747.


Ruler: George II (1727-60)
Engraver: Holtzhey, Martin




History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1939-03-18) by Barron, E. Evelyn


Production date: AD 1747

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 44 mm Diameter 44 mm Weight 31.08 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Busts, face to face, of William of Orange and Princess Anne. He, hair long, is in armour and mantle; she, hair bound with pearls, lovelocks, wears mantle fastened with brooches in front and on the shoulder.

  • Text: WILH . CAR . HENR . FRIS . PRINC . AVR . ET . ANNA MAG . BRIT. (in exergue) M. HOLTZHEY . FEC.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Within a wreath of orange and oak the inscription.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.85-1939
Primary reference Number: 227886
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 29 March 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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