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Death of the Duke of Wellington: CM.459-1989

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Death of the Duke of Wellington


Engraver: Allan, David
Engraver: More, Jacob



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1989) by Unknown


Production date: AD 1852

Components of the work

Object composed of white metal Diameter (min) 47.8 mm Diameter 47.8 mm Weight 29.92 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Uniformed bust of the Duke of Wellington, bare headed, facing left

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Corinthian helmet on shield crossed with lance and sword within open wreath. Above an inscribed ribbon

  • Text: On ribbon RODRIGO BADAJOZ Below: ALMEIRA Around: BORN MAY 1ST 1769 DIED SEPR_ 14TH_ 1852
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.459-1989
Primary reference Number: 228931
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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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