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Coronation 1702: CM.M.229-R

Object information


Coronation 1702


Anne (1702-14) (Ruler)
Croker, John (Engraver)


This medal struck in commemoration of Anne's coronation was distributed at the ceremony. It was given by the Treasury of the Household.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown by Unknown


Production date: AD 1702

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 35 mm Diameter 35 mm Weight 16.99 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Anne, facing left, hair bound with fillet, lovelock in the right shoulder, in gown fastened with brooch in front.

  • Text: ANNA . D : G : MAG : BR : FR : ET . HIB : REGINA.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Anne, as Pallas, hurls thunder against a double-headed and four-armed monster, holding clubs and stones, and whose lower limbs terminate in snakes.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.M.229-R
Primary reference Number: 227689
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Thursday 29 August 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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