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250th Anniversary of Handel's birth: CM.214-1935

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

250th Anniversary of Handel's birth

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1935-2) by Dent, Edward Joseph

Dating

Production date: AD 1935

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 89.9 mm Diameter 89.9 mm Weight 231.59 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: George Frederick Handel front facing wearing wig

  • Text: GEORG . FRIEDERICK HANDEL GEB 23.FEB 1685 ZV HALLE GEST14 APR 1759 IN LONDON.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Church with inscriptions around the outside and the outside of the medal

  • Text: I AN DER STATTE SEINES WIRKENS, DEM DOM ZV HALLE, ERKLINGT AN SEINEM 250. Around the inside GEBVRTSTAGE G. F. HANDELS . MESSIAS . IN ALLE WELT In the centre DOM
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.214-1935
Primary reference Number: 228706
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "250th Anniversary of Handel's birth" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/228706 Accessed: 2022-09-29 02:30:41

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