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Joseph Priestley: CM.M.589-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Joseph Priestley


Engraver: Hancock, John



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown by Unknown


Production date: AD 1783


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

  • 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

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