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Death of King George IV. 1830.: CM.176-1917

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Death of King George IV. 1830.


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

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1830

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 43 mm Diameter 43 mm Weight 37.74 g

Inscription or legends present

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

  • Text: ACCESSION 29 JAN 1820. CROWNED 19 JULY 1821.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Draped funerary urn on plinth inscribed with flags behind, shield and lyre before.

  • Text: BORN AUGUST 12 1762 (on plinth) DIED JUNE 26 1830 AGED 68 (in exergue) REIGNED 10 YEARS AND 5 MONTHS.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Accession number: CM.176-1917
Primary reference Number: 228069
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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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