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Sir Isaac Newton. Died, 20 March, 1727.: CM.362-1989

Object information

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Sir Isaac Newton. Died, 20 March, 1727.


Ruler: George I (1714-27)
Engraver: Croker, John



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1989-07-05) by Anonymous


Production date: AD 1727

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 52 mm Diameter 52 mm Weight 59.33 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Newton, facing left, hair short, in shirt with open collar and mantle round the shoulders.

  • Text: ISAACVS . NEWTONVS. (below) I. C.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Science, with wings on her head, seated, leans upon a table and holds a diagram of the solar system.

  • Text: FELIX . COGNOSCERE . CANVAS. (in exergue) M.DCC.XXVI.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.362-1989
Primary reference Number: 227815
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Thursday 29 August 2019 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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