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Opening of London Bridge. 1831.: CM.240-1938

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Opening of London Bridge. 1831.


Ruler: William IV (1830-37)
Engraver: Wyon, Benjamin



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1938-12-03) by Gatty, H. P. W.


Production date: AD 1831

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 51 mm Diameter 51 mm Weight 47.02 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bare head of William IV, facing right.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: A view of the bridge.

  • Text: LONDON BRIDGE (below) COMMENCED 15 JUNE 1825 OPENED 1, AUGUST 1831.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Accession number: CM.240-1938
Primary reference Number: 228089
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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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