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Death of Queen Caroline. 1821.: CM.174-1917

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Death of Queen Caroline. 1821.


George IV (1820-30) (Ruler)
Kempson, Peter (Engraver)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1989-07-05) by Anonymous


Production date: AD 1821

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 41 mm Diameter 41 mm Weight 34.91 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Laureate, draped bust of Queen Caroline, head facing left, hair tied in chignon.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Weeping willow tree over funerary urn on plinth.

  • Text: HERE CALUMNY AND SLANDER CEASE TO WOUND (in exergue) DIED AUG . 7 . 1821. ÆT 35 YRS.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Accession number: CM.174-1917
Primary reference Number: 228048
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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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