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Centenary of the birth of George Fredrick Handel: CM.M.120-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Centenary of the birth of George Fredrick Handel


Maker: Unknown
Production place: Britain



Measurements and weight

Weight: 24.91 g

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown by Unknown


Production date: AD 1785

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Draped bust of George Fredrick Handel left.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: design

  • Location: OBVERSE
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: inscription

  • Text: Inscription within wreath.
  • Text: SUB . / AUSP . / G . III

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.M.120-R
Primary reference Number: 207444
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Audit data

Created: Monday 4 January 2016 Updated: Monday 29 July 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Centenary of the birth of George Fredrick Handel" Web page available at: Accessed: 2024-02-21 13:16:11

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