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Marriage of George Prince of Wales to Caroline of Brunswick: CM.68-1972

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Marriage of George Prince of Wales to Caroline of Brunswick

Maker(s)

Engraver: Kuchler, C. H.

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1972) by Bonnett, B. E.

Dating

Production date: AD 1795

Components of the work

Object composed of white metal Diameter (min) 47.5 mm Diameter 47.5 mm Weight 12.85 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Conjoined busts of the Prince of Wales and Princess Caroline facing right

  • Text: GRORG.WALL.PRINCE.ET CAROLIN.BRUNS.PR.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Winged allegorical figure holding torch and supporting the shields of Great Britain and Brunswick - Wolfenbuttel.

  • Text: JUNXIT HYMEN TAEDIS ILLISTRIBUS AMBOS. In exergue: NUPTIAE REGIAE LOND. MDCCXCVII.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.68-1972
Primary reference Number: 229139
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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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