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Treaty of Paris. 1856.: CM.YG.3420-R

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Treaty of Paris. 1856.

Maker(s)

Ruler: Victoria (1837-1901)
Engraver: Pinches, John

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Categories

Notes

History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1936-07-07) by Young, Arthur W.

Dating

Production date: AD 1856

Components of the work

Object composed of white metal Diameter (min) 41 mm Diameter 41 mm Weight 18.94 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Date within closed wreath on which are the shields of the four allies, Britain, Austria, France, and Turkey.

  • Text: MARCH 30TH (around) PEACE WITH RUSSIA AND THE ALLIED POWERS SIGNED AT PARIS.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Altar engraved with caduceus, Holy Dove depositing an olive branch on the altar, a cornucopia inscribed "PEACE-PLENTY" either side of the altar emptying contents.

  • Text: (in exergue) PEACE COMMERCE AND FRIENDSHIP WITH ALL NATIONS.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.YG.3420-R
Primary reference Number: 228151
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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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