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Richard Sainthill: CM.15-1972

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Richard Sainthill

Maker(s)

Engraver: Wyon, Leonard Charles

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1972) by Duplicate Objects and Donations Fund

Dating

Production date: AD 1855

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 57.9 mm Diameter 57.9 mm Weight 92.07 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bare head of Richard Sainthill facing right

  • Text: RICHARD . SAINTHILL . OF . TOPSHAM . DEVONSHIRE . NUMISMATIST . BORN . JAN . 28 . 1787 Below: 1855
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Female welcoming a young girl and parting a curtain revealing an old man seated

  • Text: IRRADIATING THE PRESENT RESTORING THE PAST. In exergue: NUMISMATA
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.15-1972
Primary reference Number: 228825
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 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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