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Astley's Royal Amphitheatre, Gold medal to James Holloway for his equestrian Richard III: CM.13-1987

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Astley's Royal Amphitheatre, Gold medal to James Holloway for his equestrian Richard III

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1987) by Grimshaw, Margaret Eleanor

Dating

Production date: AD 1857

Components of the work

Object composed of gold Diameter (min) 40.6 mm Diameter 40.6 mm Weight 33.22 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Inscription. Ring at top with loop attached

  • Text: Presented to James Holloway Esq: by William Cook Esq: of Astley's Royal Amphitheatre as a token of merit and appreciation for having attained and combined GREAT EQUESTRIAN ABILITY with the arduous character of RUCHARD III performed by him 104 Nights at Astley's Royal Amphitheatre 17 January 1857
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: medieval soldiers in armour running or on horse back

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.13-1987
Primary reference Number: 229566
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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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