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Coronation Festival at Rotterdam 1689: CM.178-1917

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Coronation Festival at Rotterdam 1689


Ruler: William III (1689-1702)



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1917-05-24) by Rattey, William


Production date: AD 1689

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 32 mm Diameter 32 mm Weight 12.04 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: A palm tree, to which is attached the shield of Rotterdam; on a band beneath the inscription. A distant view of the city and the river Meuse.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: A feast, in front of a triumphal arch decorated with a bust of William III, and inscribed. In front, the statue of Erasmus.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.178-1917
Primary reference Number: 227642
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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