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Charles I and Henrietta Maria Counter: CM.79.230-1919

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Titles

Charles I and Henrietta Maria Counter

Maker(s)

Charles I (1625-49) (Ruler)

Description

Stamped in imitation of engraving presenting portraits of Charles I and Henrietta Maria.

Notes

History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1919-11-22) by Fry, Geoffrey

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 27 mm Diameter 27 mm Weight 2.15 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Charles I, three-quarters, facing right, in broad rimmed hat, lace ruff, doublet, and ribband for medal.

  • Text: CAROLVS . D . G . MAG . BRIT . FRAN . ET . HIB . REX.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Bust of Henrietta Maria, three-quarters, facing left, in ear-ring, pearl, necklace, deep lace collar, erect, and low bodice.

  • Text: MARIA . D . G . MAG . BRIT . FRAN . ET . HIB . REG.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.79.230-1919
Primary reference Number: 227469
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 29 March 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 30 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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