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Defeat of Sultan Tipoo, Marquis Cornwallis: CM.266-1989

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Defeat of Sultan Tipoo, Marquis Cornwallis

Maker(s)

Engraver: Kuchler, C. H.

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1989) by Unknown

Dating

Production date: AD 1792

Components of the work

Object composed of gilt bronze Diameter (min) 47.8 mm Diameter 47.8 mm Weight 59.82 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Uniformed bust of Marquis Cornwallis facing left

  • Text: CAR.MARCHIO CORNWALLIS STRATEGUS ACERRIMUS.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Cornwallis and his aides standing receiving Sultan Tipoo and his two sons

  • Text: FAS SIT PARCERE HOSTI. In exergue: SULTANO TIPOO DEVICTO OBSIDES RECIPIT MDCCXCII.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.266-1989
Primary reference Number: 229168
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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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