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Richard Mead. Died, 16 Feb. 1754.: CM.TR.2156-R

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Richard Mead. Died, 16 Feb. 1754.

Maker(s)

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

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1754

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 40 mm Diameter 40 mm Weight 22.34 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Richard Mead, facing right, hair short, in loose robe over the shoulders.

  • Text: RICHARDVS MEAD . MED . REG . ET S . R . S. (below) L. PINGO . F.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: An infant strangling a serpent: over him are the Sun and the Moon. Armorial shield of Mead in exergue.

  • Text: LABOR EST ANGVES SVPERARE. (in exergue) N. AV . XI . MDCLXXIII . O . F . XVI . MDCCLIV.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.TR.2156-R
Primary reference Number: 227901
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Richard Mead. Died, 16 Feb. 1754." Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/227901 Accessed: 2024-07-16 16:58:54

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