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Sir Isaac Newton. Died, 20 March, 1727.: CM.168-1973

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Sir Isaac Newton. Died, 20 March, 1727.


Ruler: George I (1714-27)
Artist: Dassier, Jean



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1973) by Coats, Richard


Production date: AD 1731

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 34 mm Diameter 34 mm Weight 19.44 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Newton, three-quarters, facing left, looking right, hair long, in shirt with open collar and mantle round the shoulders.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: A wreath of flowers enclosing the inscription.

  • Text: EQ . AUR . PHILOSOPHUS OBIIT . 31 . MART . 1727 . NATUS ANNOS 85.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.168-1973
Primary reference Number: 227817
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

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

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