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Coronation of William and Mary 1689: CM.TR.2119-R

Object information

Awaiting location update


Coronation of William and Mary 1689


Ruler: William III (1689-1702)
Engraver: Roettier, John




This was the official coronation medal distributed among the spectators, and executed by John Roettier.


History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1937) by Trinity College, Cambridge


Production date: AD 1689

Components of the work

Object composed of gold Diameter (min) 34 mm Diameter 34 mm Weight 18.52 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Busts conjoined, facing right, of William and Mary, both draped; he, hair long, is laureate.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Jove thunders against Phaethon, falling from his chariot; the earth in flames.

  • Text: NE TOTVS ABSVMATVR. (in exergue) INAVGVRAT . II . AP . 1689.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.TR.2119-R
Primary reference Number: 227636
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 29 March 2021 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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