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Coronation of King George IV. 1821.: CM.171-1917

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Coronation of King George IV. 1821.


Ruler: George IV (1820-30)
Engraver: Hancock, John



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1917-05-25) by Rattey, William


Production date: AD 1821

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 34 mm Diameter 34 mm Weight 19.51 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Laureate, draped bust of George IV, facing left.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Crown, orb and sceptre on cushion within open wreath of roses, thistles and shamrocks.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.171-1917
Primary reference Number: 228042
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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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