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Coronation 1689: CM.14-1963

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Titles

Coronation 1689

Maker(s)

Ruler: William III (1689-1702)
Engraver: Smeltzing, Jan

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Notes

History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1963-03-07)

Dating

Production date: AD 1689

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 49 mm Diameter 49 mm Weight 47.89 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of William III, facing right, laureate, hair long, no drapery.

  • Text: GULIELM : III D . G . BRITANN : R . RELIG : LIBERTATISQ : RESTITUT.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: The arms of Britain, suspended from an orange-tree, entwined with rose and thistle. From clouds above issue the words "ITE MISSA EST.", and lightening directed against James dropping his crown and sceptre, and Father Petre carrying away a pyx and the young Prince with his windmill; both are fleeing accompanied by the snakes of Discord.

  • Text: (in exergue) INAUGURATIS MAIESTATIBUS, EIECTO PAPATU, EXPULSA TYRANNIDE, BRITANNIA FELIX. 1689.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.14-1963
Primary reference Number: 227639
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 29 March 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 30 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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