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King George III Preserved From Assassination. 1800.: CM.4.23-1922

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King George III Preserved From Assassination. 1800.


Ruler: George III (1760-1820)
Engraver: Kempson, Peter



Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1800

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 38 mm Diameter 38 mm Weight 28.62 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Crown below rays within a wreath entwined with a ribbon inscribed. "GOD GIVE PRAISE."

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Angel kneeling on a cloud holding a plaque bearing the portrait of the king and protecting it from an arrow by a shield.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.4.23-1922
Primary reference Number: 227954
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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