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Death of King William IV. 1837.: CM.407-1970

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Death of King William IV. 1837.


Ruler: William IV (1830-37)
Engraver: Ingram, T. W.



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Transferred (1970-10-15) by Birmingham City Museum & Art Gallery


Production date: AD 1837

Components of the work

Object composed of white metal Diameter (min) 41 mm Diameter 41 mm Weight 20.54 g

Inscription or legends present

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

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Britannia and Liberty standing mourning before crowned funerary urn on pedestal inscribed "DIED JUNE 20 1837" Two figures seated left and right.

  • Text: ASCENDED JUNE 26 . 1830 CROWN'D SEP . 8 . 1831 (in exergue) THE ENLIGHTENED FATHER OF HIS PEOPLE.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.407-1970
Primary reference Number: 228094
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Thursday 29 August 2019 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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