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Quincentenary of the Foundation of the University of Glasgow. 1951.: CM.161-1951

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Titles

Quincentenary of the Foundation of the University of Glasgow. 1951.

Maker(s)

Ruler: George VI (1936-52)
Engraver: Pritchard, W.

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1951-11-15) by University of Glasgow

Dating

Production date: AD 1951

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 63 mm Diameter 63 mm Weight 133.59 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Draped bust of Pope Nicholas V wearing Papal Crown, facing left.

  • Text: NICHOLAVS . V . PONT . MAX . VNIV . GLASG . CONDIDIT . A . D . VII . ID . IAN . A . S . MCCCCLI
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: University of Glasgow coat of arms and motto.

  • Text: VNIV. GLASG. MCCCCLI - MDCCCCLI (below) VIA VERITAS VITA
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.161-1951
Primary reference Number: 228392
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 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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