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Death of the Duke of Wellington: CM.YG.3454-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Death of the Duke of Wellington

Maker(s)

Engraver: Allan, David
Engraver: More, Jacob

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1936) by Young, Arthur W.

Dating

Production date: AD 1852

Components of the work

Object composed of white metal Diameter (min) 51 mm Diameter 51 mm Weight 39.59 g

Inscription or legends present

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

  • Text: ARTHUR DUKE OF WELLINGTON
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Britannia standing weeping before funerary plaque and trophy of arms. Victory kneeling to right, British lion crouched to fore.

  • Text: On funerary plaque: WELLINTON BORN MAY 1769 DIED SEPR. 14 1852. Above: BRITANNIA MOURNS HER HERO NOW AT REST In exergue: WATERLOO JUNE 18. 1815
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.YG.3454-R
Primary reference Number: 228935
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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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Death of the Duke of Wellington" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/228935 Accessed: 2024-05-23 14:14:19

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