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English Perpetual Calendar 1783: CM.4.62-1922

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Current Location: In storage


English Perpetual Calendar 1783



Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1783

Components of the work

Object composed of brass (alloy) Diameter (min) 37.5 mm Diameter 37.5 mm Weight 13.26 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: Kings BirthDay Times Acces Oct 25 coro sep 22 Price Wales Born Aug 12 To left Hillay Termlan Ian 23 to Feb 12 Easter May 1 to June 7 To right: Trinity June 20 to July 9 Mich Nov 6 to 28 In exergue: Jurrl's Birthday Gold num 17 Epact Dominical l Et
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

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

  • Text: Above:1783 A CALENDAR The Sunday figures To the left: Whit Sunday June 8 Trinity Sunday June 15 To right: Lent Mar 9 Easter April 20 Holy Thursday May 29 In exergue: Septuagesima Feb 16 Advent Sunday Nov 30
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.4.62-1922
Primary reference Number: 229581
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 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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