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Milton's Monument: CM.94-1994

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Milton's Monument

Maker(s)

Engraver: Tanner, John Sigismund

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1994) by Simon, Jacob M. H. Esq.

Dating

Production date: AD 1737

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 52.3 mm Diameter 52.3 mm Weight 48 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Milton, facing right, hair long in falling collar, coat and mantle

  • Text: IOHANNES. MILTONUS.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Inscription

  • Text: E MARMORE IN ECCLESIA SANCTI PETRI APUD WESTMONASTERIUM ERECTORE GULIELMO BESONO ARM ANNO SALUTIS HMANAE MDCC XXXVII. RYSBRACHIUS SCYULPSIT.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.94-1994
Primary reference Number: 228761
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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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