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

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Titles

Opening of London Bridge. 1831.

Maker(s)

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

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

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.

  • Text: WILLIAM THE FOURTH.
  • 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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Identification numbers

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