- Museum number
Silver medal. (whole)
Bust of John Knox, right, in cap and clerical dress. (obverse)
- Production date
- 1720 (circa)
Diameter: 27.000 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Medallic Illustrations 1, published in 1885, states:
One of Dassier's series of the Protestant Reformers.
Hawkins states (1885): “Knox was born in 1505 at Giffard in East Lothian, and educated at Haddington and St. Andrews. He succeeded in establishing the Reformation in Scotland, and died at Edinburgh, 24 Nov. 1572, aged 67, not 57, as stated on the medal.”
See Pinkerton, J., ‘The Medallic History of England to the Revolution’, London, 1790 (fol.), x. 3; Gaetani, Pier Antonio, Count., ‘Museum Mazzuchellianum seu Numismata Virorum doctrina præstantium, &c.’, I. Pl. lxxvii. 3.
- Not on display
- Coins and Medals
- Registration number
- C&M catalogue number
MB1 (Medallic Illustrations 1) (119) (56)