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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1972.260
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
One Noble Coin
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
1377-1399
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom, England, London
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/226376
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gold
Dimensions
3.5 cm diam. x 0.1 cm depth (1 3/8 x 1/16 in.)
7.79 g
Denomination
noble
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: obverse, around perimeter: RICARD DI G R[EX ANGL Z FR DNS] HIBS [Z AQT] [=Richard by the grace of God King of England and France Lord of Ireland and Aquitaine]
  • inscription: reverse, around perimeter: IHC AUTEM TRAN[SIE]NS PER MEDIU ILLORR IBAT [=But Jesus passing through their midst went his way]
Provenance
Frederick M. Watkins, Bequest to Fogg Art Museum, 1972.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Frederick M. Watkins
Accession Year
1972
Object Number
1972.260
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: Richard standing in a ship, with sword and shield; reverse: within a tressure of eight arches, floriated cross with a lion in each angle.
Publication History

The Frederick M. Watkins Collection, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1973), no. 1, p. 159, repr.

Exhibition History

The Frederick M. Watkins Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 01/31/1973 - 03/14/1973

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