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To Commemorate the Preston Guild Merchant: Henry and Mabel Astley Bell Mayor and Mayoress: CM.2-1923

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Current Location: In storage

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To Commemorate the Preston Guild Merchant: Henry and Mabel Astley Bell Mayor and Mayoress

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1923) by Preston Town Council

Dating

Production date: AD 1922

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 51 mm Diameter 51 mm Weight 70.26 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Conjoined busts of Henry, in robes and chain, and Mabel-Ashley Bell Mayor and Mayoress

  • Text: HENRY & MABEL ASHLEY BELL J.SP. GUILD MAYOR & MAYORESS
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Picture of a woman with an out stretched arm and a lamb with a banner with a St George's cross on it behind

  • Text: Around: BOROUGH OF PRESTON Above lamb: TO COMMEM-ORATE THE CELEBRATION OF GUILD MERCHANT Below lamb: PP To right of woman: 1922
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.2-1923
Primary reference Number: 229106
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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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