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Prince Charles. 1750.: CM.TR.2155-R

Object information

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Prince Charles. 1750.


Ruler: George II (1727-60)
Engraver: Pingo, Thomas




History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1937) by Trinity College, Cambridge


Production date: AD 1750

Components of the work

Object composed of white metal Diameter (min) 52 mm Diameter 52 mm Weight 50.53 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Prince Charles, facing right, hair short, curly behind, no drapery.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: The prince in Highland costume approaches Scotia, holding her shield and spear; between them is a cornucopia: behind Scotia is a pedestal decorated with the thistle and surmounted by the Unicorn. In the distance are ships and a castle.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.TR.2155-R
Primary reference Number: 227895
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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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