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Penny, 1797, stamped 'HUNT AND LIBERTY /PETERLOO MURDER AUG 16, 1819': CM.5443-2018

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Penny, 1797, stamped 'HUNT AND LIBERTY /PETERLOO MURDER AUG 16, 1819'


Ruler: George III (1760-1820)
State: United Kingdom



Legal notes

Presented by Art Fund, 2018

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 36 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2018) by Scott, J. Gavin The Art Fund


Production date: AD 1797

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: obverse: HUNT.AND.LIBERTY reverse: PETERLOO MURDER AUG 16
  • Method of creation: Stamped

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.5443-2018
Primary reference Number: 313027
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Created: Wednesday 9 August 2023 Updated: Monday 12 February 2024 Last processed: Monday 12 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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