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Opening of the Coal Exchange. 1849.: CM.M.338-R

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Opening of the Coal Exchange. 1849.

Maker(s)

Ruler: Victoria (1837-1901)
Engraver: Wyon, Benjamin

Entities

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown by Unknown

Dating

Production date: AD 1849

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze gilding Diameter (min) 89 mm Diameter 89 mm

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: A triangle of three medallions in which the heads of Prince Albert, the Prince of Wales, and the Princess Royal; in the centre, a medallion of the head of Queen Victoria. To the left and right, two scenes portraying the arrival Prince Albert and the two children and City dignitaries.

  • Text: NEW COAL EXCHANGE OPENED OCT. 30TH 1849 BY H.R.H. PRINCE ALBERT ON BEHALF OF HER MAJESTY QUEEN VICTORIA.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Interior of the Exchange within ornamental border. Arms of the City below.

  • Text: THE RT HONBLE SIR JAMES DUKE LORD MAYOR - JOHN WOOD ESQRE CHAIRMAN OF THE COMMITTEE - JAMES B. BUNNING ESQRE ARCHITECT.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.M.338-R
Primary reference Number: 228141
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Opening of the Coal Exchange. 1849." Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/228141 Accessed: 2024-07-13 23:35:42

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