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Death of the Earl of Chesterfield: CM.482-1995

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Death of the Earl of Chesterfield


Engraver: Cosset, M.
Kirk, John (medallist)



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1995) by Munby, A. N. L., Mrs


Production date: AD 1773

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 36.9 mm Diameter 36.9 mm Weight 19.62 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Draped bust of the Earl of Chesterfield facing left wearing full bottomed wig

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Hibernia standing holding cornucopia and Irish harp, column with shield to right.

  • Text: MEMINISSE JUVAT In exergue HIB.PROREX AB AN. 1745 AD A.J747 OB.J778
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.482-1995
Primary reference Number: 228660
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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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