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Visit of the Sultan of Turkey to London: CM.TR.2579-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Visit of the Sultan of Turkey to London


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




History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1867

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 76.2 mm Diameter 76.2 mm Weight 190.91 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Draped bust of Sultan Abdul Aziz wearing fez facing right

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Londinia welcoming Turkey before an inscribed column. View of city in distance. In exergue: a spray of laurel.

  • Text: Column inscribed: WELCOME
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.TR.2579-R
Primary reference Number: 229226
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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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