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Coronation 1714.: CM.79.67-1919

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Coronation 1714.


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




This is the official medal struck for distribution amongst the officers of state and spectators of the splendid ceremony of the coronation.


History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1919-11-22) by Fry, Geoffrey


Production date: AD 1714

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 34 mm Diameter 34 mm Weight 15.41 g

Inscription or legends present

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

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

Inscription present: The King, in royal robes, seated, in a shell-formed chair, is crowned by Britannia, holding her spear and shield.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.79.67-1919
Primary reference Number: 227784
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 29 March 2021 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

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

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