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The Restoration of Alnwick Castle and the Duke of Northumberland: CM.209-1969

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Restoration of Alnwick Castle and the Duke of Northumberland

Maker(s)

Kirk, John (medallist) (Engraver)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1969) by University Purchase Fund

Dating

Production date: AD 1766

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 44.4 mm Diameter 44.4 mm Weight 39.31 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Draped bust of the Duke of Northumberland bare head facing right

  • Text: HU . PERCY DUKE OF NOR.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: View of the castle

  • Text: ALNWICK CASTLE RESTORED In exergue: MDCCLXVI
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.209-1969
Primary reference Number: 228791
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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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