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Death of William Huskisson: CM.432-1989

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Death of William Huskisson

Maker(s)

Engraver: Clint, Scipio

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1989) by Unknown

Dating

Production date: AD 1830

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 62.4 mm Diameter 62.4 mm Weight 96.89 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bare head of William Huskisson, facing left. His name vertically in field to right

  • Text: HUSKISSON
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Inscription

  • Text: THE SUCCESSFUL VINDICATOR OF HIS OWN ENLIGHTENED SYSTEM OF COMERCIAL POLICY, HE LIVED TO TRIUMPH OVER PREJUDICE TO EVERLASTING FAME. MDCCCXXX
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.432-1989
Primary reference Number: 228722
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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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