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Unknown Man: CM.146-1974

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Titles

Unknown Man

Maker(s)

Charles I (1625-49) (Ruler)
Simon, Symons or Symonds, Abraham (Engraver)

Description

This portrait of an Unknown Man is by Abraham Simon, who created a number of Royal and court medals.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1974) by Webb, G. F.

Dating

Production date: AD 1647

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 28 mm Diameter 28 mm Weight 9.28 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of the subject.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Inscription.

  • Text: VIRET 1647
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.146-1974
Primary reference Number: 227462
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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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Unknown Man" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/227462 Accessed: 2022-05-23 01:09:44

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