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The Norrisian Prize Medal. 1781.: CM.109-1945

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Titles

The Norrisian Prize Medal. 1781.

Maker(s)

George III (1760-1820) (Ruler)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1945-02-19) by The Master and Fellows of Sidney Sussex College

Dating

Production date: AD 1781

Components of the work

Object composed of gold Diameter (min) 43 mm Diameter 43 mm Weight 39.28 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Figure of Christ rising in splendour, angel moving stone below, and soldier slumped over.

  • Text: DEATH IS SWALLOWED UP IN VICTORY (in exergue) MDCCLXXXI.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Bible open of John, with cross above.

  • Text: THE WISDOM OF GOD UNTO SALVATION (in exergue) NORRISIAN PRIZE
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.109-1945
Primary reference Number: 228277
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 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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