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Perpetual Calendar for the year 1796: CM.5.3162-1933

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Current Location: In storage


Perpetual Calendar for the year 1796


Engraver: Davies, J.



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933) by Henderson, James Stewart


Production date: AD 1796

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 37.6 mm Diameter 37.6 mm Weight 16.19 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 Birth day Jun 4 Acces Oct 25 cor Sep 22 Prince Wales Born Aug 12 To the left: Trinity May 27 to Jul 15 Mich Nov 6 to ...28... To the right: Hilary Term Jan 23 to Fe12. Easter Apr 13 to May 9. In exergue: Queen's BDay Kept Jan 18 Gold Num.11 Epat 20 Dom Lett CB
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

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

  • Text: Above: Leaf 1796 year A CALENDAR The Sunday Figures To left: Lent Fe 10. Easter day Mar. 27.Holy Thursday May 5. To right: Whit Sunday May 15 Tr[i][n]ity Sunday Ma[y] 22 In exergue: Septuagesima Jan 24: Advent Sunday Nov 27
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.5.3162-1933
Primary reference Number: 229586
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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