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Milton's Monument. 1737.: CM.M.256-R

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Milton's Monument. 1737.

Maker(s)

Ruler: George II (1727-60)
Engraver: Tanner, John Sigismund

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown by Unknown

Dating

Production date: AD 1737

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 52 mm Diameter 52 mm Weight 55.5 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Milton, facing right, hair long, in falling collar, coat, and mantle.

  • Text: IOHANNES . MILTONUS. (on truncation) TANNER . F.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Inscription.

  • Text: E MARMORE IN ECCLESIA SANCTI PETRI APUD WESTMONASTERIUM ERECTORE GULIELMO BENSONO ARM . ANNO SALUTIS HUMANÆ M DCC XXXVII . RYSBRACHIUS SCULPSIT.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.M.256-R
Primary reference Number: 227847
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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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