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Death of King George IV. 1830.: CM.4.31-1922

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Titles

Death of King George IV. 1830.

Maker(s)

William IV (1830-37) (Ruler)
Bain, W. (Engraver)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1922) by Perceval, Spencer George

Dating

Production date: AD 1830

Components of the work

Object composed of white metal Diameter (min) 45 mm Diameter 45 mm Weight 31.74 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bare head of George IV, facing left.

  • Text: GEORGE IV (below) ASCENDED THE BRITISH THRONE JAN 29 1820 IN THE 58 YEAR OF HIS AGE.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Crowned funerary urn on plinth inscribed, trophy and flags behind, shield to left, lion to right, palm fronds, etc., in exergue.

  • Text: DIED JUNE 26 1830
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.4.31-1922
Primary reference Number: 228068
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 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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