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Coronation 1714.: CM.80-1939

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Coronation 1714.


Ruler: George I (1714-27)
Engraver: Vestner, George Wilhelm




History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1939-03-18) by Barron, E. Evelyn


Production date: AD 1714

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 44 mm Diameter 44 mm Weight 29.15 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of George I, facing right, laureate, hair long, in mantle.

  • Text: GEORG LVD . D . G . M . BRIT . FR . ET HIB . REX DVX B & L . S . R . I . ELEC. (below) *
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: St. George, on horseback, slaying the Dragon; Victory hovers above and crowns him.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.80-1939
Primary reference Number: 227786
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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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