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Death of Sir William Pitt Earl of Chatham: CM.M.582-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Death of Sir William Pitt Earl of Chatham

Maker(s)

Engraver: Kirk, John (medallist)
Gosset, Isaac

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown by Unknown

Dating

Production date: AD 1778

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 37.1 mm Diameter 37.1 mm Weight 25.99 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Draped bust of Sir William Pitt facing right

  • Text: GVL.PITT.COMES.DE.CHATHAM.PATRIAE.DECVS.ET.DELICIAE.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Britannia standing mourning at an urn

  • Text: QVIS . DESIDERIO . SIT . PVDOR . AVT . MODVS. In exergue: NAT . NOV . XV . MDCCVIII OB . MAII . XI . MDCCLXXVIII
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.M.582-R
Primary reference Number: 228794
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Death of Sir William Pitt Earl of Chatham" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/228794 Accessed: 2024-02-21 02:33:16

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