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Joseph Priestley: CM.M.589-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Joseph Priestley

Maker(s)

Engraver: Hancock, John

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown by Unknown

Dating

Production date: AD 1783

Note

Struck by Boulton for Thomas Chipson 1804 (Note in Assay office Tower)

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 35.99 mm Diameter 35.99 mm Weight 19.22 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Draped bust of Joseph Priestley bare head, facing right

  • Text: JOSEPH PRIESTLEY
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: A bench with scientific apparatus, etc. on it

  • Text: In exergue: MDCCLXXXIII
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.M.589-R
Primary reference Number: 228813
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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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Joseph Priestley" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/228813 Accessed: 2024-07-15 19:37:11

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/228813 |title=Joseph Priestley |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-07-15 19:37:11|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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