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Rights of the People Medal. 1823.: CM.439-1968

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Rights of the People Medal. 1823.

Maker(s)

Ruler: George IV (1820-30)

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1968-11-14) by Chamberlain, Eric C.

Dating

Production date: AD 1823

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 40 mm Diameter 40 mm Weight 42.52 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Inscription.

  • Text: I. THOSE PRINCIPLES OF TRUTH AND MORALITY ON WHICH POLITICAL LIBERTY AND SOCIAL ORDER DEPEND. II. A MILITIA OF ALL MEN CAPABLE OF ARMS BEARING. III. A WITTENAGEMOTE ANNUALLY ELECTED BY THE PEOPLE FOR ENACTING LAWS.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Inscription.

  • Text: IV. GRAND AND PETIT JURIES OF THE PEOPLE FAIRLY DRAWN FOR APPLYING THE LAWS. V. A MAGISTRACY ELECTED BY THE PEOPLE FOR DULY PERFORMING ALL EXECUTIVE DUTIES. ENGLANDS ANTIENT POLITY MDCCCXXIII.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.439-1968
Primary reference Number: 228055
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Thursday 29 August 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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