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Cambridge University: Chancellor's Medal. 1840.: CM.117-1993

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Cambridge University: Chancellor's Medal. 1840.


Ruler: Victoria (1837-1901)
Engraver: Wyon, William



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1993-01-18) by Kenney, E. J.


Production date: AD 1840

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 54 mm Diameter 54 mm Weight 73.66 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Diademed head of Queen Victoria, facing left.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Youth seated left studying a book. Numeria standing on a plinth facing him.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.117-1993
Primary reference Number: 228304
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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