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Queen Caroline. 1731. Dassier's Medal.: CM.79.68-1919

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Queen Caroline. 1731. Dassier's Medal.


George II (1727-60) (Ruler)
Dassier, Jean (Artist)


This medal is part of the Series of English Sovereigns created by artist, Jean Dassier. The subject of this medal is Queen Caroline.


History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD/CE 1731

Components of the work

Object: composed of bronze Diameter (min) 41 mm Diameter 41 mm Weight 27.95 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Queen Caroline, facing right, hair tied in a knot behind, lovelock, on her head a coronet; she wears a gown with lace frill, and a mantle fastened with brooches in front and on the shoulder.

  • Text: CAROLINA . D . G . MAG . BR . FR . ET . HIB . REG. (below) J. DASSIER
  • Location: Obverse
  • Design

Inscription present: A female figure seated on a rock with four children, one reading, another writing.

  • Text: DILECTA DEO ET HOMINIBUS. (in exergue) I. D.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.79.68-1919
Primary reference Number: 227833
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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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