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Sir John Vanbrugh Laudatory Medal: CM.M.555-R

Object information


Sir John Vanbrugh Laudatory Medal


Wyon, Benjamin (Engraver)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown by Unknown


Production date: AD 1855

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 55.1 mm Diameter 55.1 mm Weight 88.21 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Draped bust of Sir John Vanbrugh three quarter facing

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: façade of the central block of Blenheim Palace

  • Text: Below: BLENHEIM
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.M.555-R
Primary reference Number: 228993
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Thursday 29 August 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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