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Starkey, J. (Designer)
London (Mint)


Sir Walter Raleigh commemorative, after engraving (1736) by George Virtue


History note: Ex Dr. L. A. Lawrence (1857-1949)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2016-11-21) by Mitchell, F., Mrs.


Production date: circa AD 1750

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Weight 28.16 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Portrait of Sir Walter Raleigh

  • Text: Sr. Walter Raleigh Kt.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Map of the British colonies in North America (post-1688)

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.516-2016
Primary reference Number: 243077
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Created: Monday 17 August 2020 Updated: Wednesday 21 July 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 21 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: CAMFZ
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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