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Entry Into London. 20 Sep 1714.: CM.160-1917

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Entry Into London. 20 Sep 1714.


Ruler: George I (1714-27)
Engraver: Croker, John



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1917-05-25) by Rattey, William


Production date: AD 1714

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 48 mm Diameter 48 mm Weight 46.33 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of George I, facing right, laureate, hair long, in armour with straps on the shoulder, and mantle fastened with brooch on the shoulder.

  • Text: GEORGIVS . D . G . MAG . BRI . ET . HIB . REX . F . D. (below) I. C.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: A female figure, London, turreted, presents the keys of the city to the King in a car drawn by four horses, in front of the Royal Exchange.

  • Text: LÆTITIA PVBLICA. (in exergue) ADVENTVS . REGIS . IN VRBEM . 20 . SEPT : 1714.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.160-1917
Primary reference Number: 227782
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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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