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The French Lines Passed, and Bouchain Taken. 3 Sept 1711.: CM.186-1917

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The French Lines Passed, and Bouchain Taken. 3 Sept 1711.


Ruler: Anne (1702-14)
Engraver: Croker, John



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1917-05-25) by Rattey, William


Production date: AD 1711

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 45 mm Diameter 45 mm Weight 35.21 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Anne, facing left, laureate, hair tied behind, lovelocks behind and on the right shoulder, in gown and mantle with fringed edge thrown over the left shoulder.

  • Text: ANNA . AVGVSTA. (on mantle) I. C.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: A French soldier, kneeling, surrenders his sword, musket, and a mural crown to a female figure seated on a globe amidst a pile of arms, and holding a shield inscribed "FORTVNA MANENS" in the distance is Bouchain.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Accession number: CM.186-1917
Primary reference Number: 227764
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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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