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Foundation of the Scott Monument, Sir Walter Scott: CM.444-1989

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Foundation of the Scott Monument, Sir Walter Scott


Engraver: Halliday, Thomas



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1989) by Unknown


Production date: AD 1840

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 38.6 mm Diameter 38.6 mm Weight 22.75 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bare head of Sir Walter Scott facing right

  • Text: SIR WALTER SCOTT, BART: BORN AUG: 15 171. DIED SEP: 21 1832
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: The monument in Edinburgh

  • Text: FOUNDED AUG: 15. 1840
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.444-1989
Primary reference Number: 228837
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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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