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Arrival of the Young Pretender Expected. 1745.: CM.M.261-R

Object information

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Arrival of the Young Pretender Expected. 1745.


Ruler: George II (1727-60)
Engraver: Pingo, Thomas



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown by Unknown


Production date: AD 1745

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 42 mm Diameter 42 mm Weight 29.66 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Prince Charles, facing right, hair short, curly behind, no drapery.

  • Text: CAROLUS WALLIÆ PRINCEPS. (below) 1745.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Britannia, standing by a rock on the sea-shore, and resting upon her spear and shield, waits the arrival of an approaching fleet; behind her is a globe with the map of Great Britain.

  • Text: AMOR ET SPES. (in exergue) BRITANNIA.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.M.261-R
Primary reference Number: 227876
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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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