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Colonel Wardle: CM.85-1973

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Colonel Wardle

Maker(s)

Engraver: Wyon, Peter

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1973) by University Purchase Fund

Dating

Production date: AD 1809

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 40.1 mm Diameter 40.1 mm Weight 26.39 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Draped bust of Colonel Gwyllym Wardle bare head, facing right

  • Text: COL: G . L . WARDLE.M.P. MOVED THE ENQUIRY RELATIVE TO THE D:OF YK.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Inscription

  • Text: MAY OUR GLORIOUS CONSTITUTION TRIUMPH OVER ALL ITS ENEMIES Around: ''THE DUTY TO WHICH I OWE MY COUNTRY IS PARAMOUNT TO EVERY OTHER CONSIDERATION'' MARCH . 1809
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.85-1973
Primary reference Number: 228884
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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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