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Preston Merchant Guild Duke and Duchess of Albany: CM.TR.2561-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Preston Merchant Guild Duke and Duchess of Albany

Maker(s)

Engraver: Wyon, Joseph Shepherd
Engraver: Wyon, Alfred Benjamin

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1937) by Trinity College, Cambridge

Dating

Production date: AD 1882

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 51.4 mm Diameter 51.4 mm Weight 73.04 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Conjoined draped busts of the Duke and Duchess of Albany facing right

  • Text: H.R.H. THE DUKE OF ALBANY K.G. H.R.H. THE DUCHESS OF ALBANY
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Three circles containing the arms of Preston and the Guild; in the third there is an inscribed tablet. A shamrock and three roses below inscription

  • Text: On tablet: EDMUND BIRLEY ESQ. GUILD MAYOR 1882 Below roses: PRESTON MERCHANT GUILD
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.TR.2561-R
Primary reference Number: 229107
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 29 March 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 30 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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