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Free British Fishery Society. 1750.: CM.89-1939

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Free British Fishery Society. 1750.


Ruler: George II (1727-60)
Engraver: Koch, L




History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1750

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 40 mm Diameter 40 mm Weight 27.66 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of the Prince of Wales, facing right, hair long, in armour and mantle fastened with brooch on the shoulder.

  • Text: FREDERICK PRINCE OF WALES (below) GOVENOR OF THE SOCIETY. (on truncation) L. Koch.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: A fishing boat hauling in nets; on the shore, fishermen with nets and barrels.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.89-1939
Primary reference Number: 227896
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 29 March 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 30 March 2021

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

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