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Abolition of Slavery: CM.M.3698-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Abolition of Slavery

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown by Unknown

Dating

Production date: AD 1834

Components of the work

Object composed of white metal Diameter (min) 43.5 mm Diameter 43.5 mm Weight 26.16 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Inscription

  • Text: IN COMMEMORATION OF THE EXTINCTION OF COLONIAL SLAVERY THROUGHOUT THE BRITISH DOMINIONS IN THE REIGN OF WILLIAM IV AUG T 1 1834 DAVIS BIRM
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Man standing amid palm trees and other plants, arms raised showing broken chains, rays above.

  • Text: Above: THIS IS THE LORDS DOING; IT IS MARVELOUS IN OUR EYES. PSALM 118 V. 23 In exergue: JUBILEE AUGT. 1 1834
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.M.3698-R
Primary reference Number: 229293
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Tuesday 22 December 2020 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Abolition of Slavery" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/229293 Accessed: 2023-02-07 03:23:56

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