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John. Duke of Montagu. 1751.: CM.M.268-R

Object information


John. Duke of Montagu. 1751.


George II (1727-60) (Ruler)
Dassier, James Anthony (Engraver)


This medal was struck in 1751, for private distribution amongst some of his surviving friends.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown by Unknown


Production date: AD 1751

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 55 mm Diameter 55 mm Weight 89.63 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of the Duke of Montagu, facing left, hair short, in armour with star of the Garter on the breast.

  • Text: JOANNES DVX DE MONTAGV. (on truncation) J A DASSIER.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: The good Samaritan pouring oil into the wounds of the waylaid traveller.

  • Text: TV FAC SIMILITER. (in exergue) MDCCLI.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.M.268-R
Primary reference Number: 227899
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Thursday 29 August 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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