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George I: CM.4.16-1922

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Titles

George I

Maker(s)

Ruler: George I (1714-27)
Artist: Dassier, Jean

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Description

This medal is part of the Series of English Sovereigns created by artist, Jean Dassier. The subject of this medal is George I.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1922) by Perceval, Spencer George

Dating

Production date: AD 1731

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 41 mm Diameter 41 mm Weight 36.12 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of George I, facing right, laureate, hair long, in scale armour with Medusa's head on the breast.

  • Text: GEORGIUS . I . D . G . MAG . BR . FR . ET . HIB . REX. (below) I. D.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: A monument; the upper part, in the form of an obelisk, is decorated with palm branches, wreaths, crown, and sceptres: on one side is Justice; on the other, Religion. The base is inscribed.

  • Text: NAT . 18 . MAI . 1660 . CORONAT . 21 . OCT . 1714 . M . 12 . IUN . 1727. (in exergue) I. D.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.4.16-1922
Primary reference Number: 227822
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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