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Constitutional Medal. 1795.: CM.252-1938

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Titles

Constitutional Medal. 1795.

Maker(s)

George III (1760-1820) (Ruler)
Whitley, W (Engraver)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1938-12-03) by Gatty, H. P. W.

Dating

Production date: AD 1795

Components of the work

Object composed of white metal Diameter (min) 49 mm Diameter 49 mm Weight 49.94 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: An English domestic scene within an open wreath. Imperial crown above.

  • Text: GOD SAVE THE KING (around) THE LAND WE LIVE IN AND MAY THOSE WHO DON’T LIKE IT LEAVE IT.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: A French aristocrat decapitated, pointing to his head on the ground, devil in background.

  • Text: ABHOR EVIL CLEAVE TO THAT WHICH IS GOOD. (around) A PHILOSOPHICAL CURE FOR ALL EVILS LICENTIOUS LIBERTY IS DESTRUCTION.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.252-1938
Primary reference Number: 227946
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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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