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Battle of Seringapatam: CM.TR.2574-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Battle of Seringapatam


Engraver: Kuchler, C. H.




History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1801

Components of the work

Object composed of silvered white metal Diameter (min) 48.2 mm Diameter 48.2 mm Weight 44.96 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: British lion trampling Tipu's emblem the tiger

  • Text: In exergue: IV. MAY MDC CXCIX.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: The storming of the fort with the sun at its meridian

  • Text: Inscription in exergue in Arabic
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.TR.2574-R
Primary reference Number: 229203
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 29 March 2021 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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