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English perpetual Calendar for 1778: CM.4.61-1922

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Current Location: In storage

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English perpetual Calendar for 1778

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1922) by Perceval, Spencer George

Dating

Production date: AD 1778

Components of the work

Object composed of brass (alloy) Diameter (min) 38.2 mm Diameter 38.2 mm Weight 16.99 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Calendar shown showing phases of the moon and religious holidays and royal birthdays in the form of a table

  • Text: Above: Hilary Term Ian. 23 to Feb 12 Easter May 7 to June. 1 To the left: Queens Birth Day May 19 Gold. Num.12 Epact 1 Dominical Lett. .D.To the right: Kings Birth Day Iune 4 Acces.Oct.25 coro Se 22 Pr.Wales Born Aug.12 In exergue: Trinity Iune 19 to July 8 26 Mich. Nov. 6 to 28
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Calendar as a table shown showing the Sundays in each month

  • Text: 1778 A CALENDAR The Sunday Figures To the left: Whit Sunday Iune 7 Trinity Sunday Iune 14 To the right: Lent Mar 4 Easter April 19 Holy Thursday May 28 In exergue: Septuages.Feb.15 Advent Sunday Nov.29
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.4.61-1922
Primary reference Number: 229580
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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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