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Opening of Waterloo Bridge. 1817.: CM.100-1959

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Opening of Waterloo Bridge. 1817.


Ruler: George III (1760-1820)
Engraver: Wyon, Thomas



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1959-07-13) by Bagley, Richard, Rev.


Production date: AD 1817

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 27 mm Diameter 27 mm Weight 11.05 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Laureate head of the Prince Regent, facing left.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Royal Standard.

  • Text: WELLINGTON (below) WATERLOO DIE IUM . 18 1815.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.100-1959
Primary reference Number: 228021
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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