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George II. Died, 25 Oct. 1760.: CM.903-1910

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George II. Died, 25 Oct. 1760.


Ruler: George II (1727-60)
Engraver: Dassier, James Anthony



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1910-10-30) by McClean, J. R.


Production date: AD 1760

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 41 mm Diameter 41 mm Weight 40.44 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of George II, facing left, laureate, hair long, in armour and mantle.

  • Text: GEORGIUS . II . D . G . MAG . BR . FR . ET . HIB . REX. (below) J. DASSIER . F.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: A monument, the base decorated with a skull, encircled by a rose and thistle branches, and inscribed. "NATUS : 10 NOV : 1683 COR : 22 . OCT : 1727 OBIIT 25 OCT l 1760." On the base is seated Victory amidst a pile of arms and standards, and inscribing a shield with the names of the four continents. "ASIA AFRICA AMERI EUR". Behind her rises a pyramid decorated with laurels and a medallion of "GU : PITT DICTATOR." from before which Fame is removing a curtain.

  • Text: TRIUMPHA UBIQUE. (in exergue) I. D. F.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.903-1910
Primary reference Number: 227914
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Thursday 29 August 2019 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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