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King George IV. Laudatory Medal. 1824.: CM.35-1965

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King George IV. Laudatory Medal. 1824.


Ruler: George IV (1820-30)
Engraver: Pistrucci, Benedetto



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1965-03-11) by Coin Duplicates Fund


Production date: AD 1824

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 60 mm Diameter 60 mm Weight 103.36 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head of George IV, facing left, hair held in place by ribbon with tie at back of head.

  • Text: ???????? ? ??? . BPET . BA??????
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: An ornate trident dividing two dolphins.

  • Text: ????
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.35-1965
Primary reference Number: 228063
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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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