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James III, Elder Pretender. Restoration of Kingdom. 1708.: CM.78-1939

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James III, Elder Pretender. Restoration of Kingdom. 1708.


Ruler: Anne (1702-14)
Engraver: Roettiers, Norbert




This medal was stuck for distribution among the partisans of the exiled family in 1708.


History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1939-03-18) by Barron, E. Evelyn


Production date: AD 1708

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 30 mm Diameter 30 mm Weight 9.06 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Prince James, facing left, laureate, hair long, no drapery.

  • Text: CUIUS . EST. (below) NR
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Map of Great Britain and Ireland, marked "BRIT . L, SCOT . E, HIB . D.". The sea is dotted with ships.

  • Text: REDDITE.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.78-1939
Primary reference Number: 227743
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 29 March 2021 Last processed: Monday 6 September 2021

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

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