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Coronation 1689: CM.252-1989

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Titles

Coronation 1689

Maker(s)

Ruler: William III (1689-1702)

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1989-07-05) by Anonymous

Dating

Production date: AD 1689

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 59 mm Diameter 59 mm Weight 59.39 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Busts of William and Mary facing each other. He, laureate, hair long, wears cravat, armour with lion's head on the shoulder, ermine robe, and star suspended to ribband: she, hair high in front, confined behind by strings of pearls, lovelocks, is in mantle fastened with brooch on the shoulder, and with pearl in front.

  • Text: MAIUS . PAR . NOBILE . SCEPTRIS (in exergue) G . HENR . ET MAR . PR . AUR . M . BRIT . R . 1689.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Belgium, armed, and bearing the shield of William, is welcomed by Britannia, whose dress is richly ornamented with roses and thistles; near her is her crowned shield and a column decorated with lions' heads as a capital, and surmounted by the cap of Liberty. In the distance, William's fleet. Above beams from heaven.

  • Text: M . BRIT . EXP . NAV . BAT . LIB . REST . ASSERTA.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.252-1989
Primary reference Number: 227640
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 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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