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Coronation of King George III and Queen Charlotte 1761.: CM.4.21-1922

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Titles

Coronation of King George III and Queen Charlotte 1761.

Maker(s)

Ruler: George III (1760-1820)
Engraver: Kirk, John

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1761

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 42 mm Diameter 42 mm Weight 29.85 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Cuirassed, draped bust of George III bare head, facing right, hair tied behind.

  • Text: GEORGIUS . III . DEI . GRA . MAG . BRI . FRA . ET . HIB . REX
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Draped bust of Queen Charlotte left, hair piled high.

  • Text: CHARLOTTA . DEI . GRA . MAG . BRI . FRA . ET . HIB . REGINA
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.4.21-1922
Primary reference Number: 227918
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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