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Sir William Chambers Laudatory Medal: CM.220-1969

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Current Location: In storage


Sir William Chambers Laudatory Medal


Engraver: Wyon, Benjamin



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1969) by University Purchase Fund


Production date: AD 1857

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 55 mm Diameter 55 mm Weight 97.09 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bare Head of William Chambers facing right

  • Text: CHAMBERS 1725 - 1796
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Façade of Somerset House

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.220-1969
Primary reference Number: 228978
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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