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Death of Matthew Boulton: CM.6-1971

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Death of Matthew Boulton

Maker(s)

Engraver: Kuchler, C. H.

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1971) by Ritchie-Ginsburg Fund

Dating

Production date: AD 1809

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 48.1 mm Diameter 48.1 mm Weight 61.41 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Draped bust of Matthew Boulton, hair in queue, facing right, below bust plain scroll.

  • Text: MATTHEW BOULTON . Esq. F.R.S. &.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Inscription within and around enclosed wreath

  • Text: Within wreath: FAREWELL Around: BRIGHTER SCENES I SEEK ABOVE IN THE REALMS OF PEACE AND LOVE
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.6-1971
Primary reference Number: 229178
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 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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