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Queen Caroline. Coronation. 11 Oct. 1727.: CM.79.69-1919

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Titles

Queen Caroline. Coronation. 11 Oct. 1727.

Maker(s)

George II (1727-60) (Ruler)
Croker, John (Engraver)

Description

This is the official coronation medal of Queen Caroline.

Notes

History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1727

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 35 mm Diameter 35 mm Weight 18.7 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Queen Caroline, facing left, hair decorated with bandeau and pearls, lovelocks, in gown fastened with brooch in front.

  • Text: CAROLINA . D : G . MAG . BR . FR . ET . HIB . REGINA. (on truncation) I. C.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: The Queen in royal robes, facing, attended by Religion with open book, and Britannia with spear and shield.

  • Text: HIC . AMOR . HÆC . PATRIA. (in exergue) CORON . XI . OCTOB . MDCCXXVII.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.79.69-1919
Primary reference Number: 227827
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 29 March 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 30 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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