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King George III Enters the Fiftieth Year of His Reign. 1809.: CM.287-1989

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King George III Enters the Fiftieth Year of His Reign. 1809.

Maker(s)

Ruler: George III (1760-1820)
Engraver: Wyon, Peter

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1989-07-05) by Anonymous

Dating

Production date: AD 1809

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 52 mm Diameter 52 mm Weight 45.56 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Draped bust of George III, wearing Order, facing left, hair long tied behind.

  • Text: KING GEORGE III . ASCENDED TO THE BRITISH THRONE . OCT . 25 1760. NATIONAL JUBILEE OCT . 25 . 1809.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Angel seated upon clouds beneath rays amid attributes of Time.

  • Text: 1760 GEORGE THE III REIGNS 1809 (on ribbon) LONG LIVE THE KING.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.287-1989
Primary reference Number: 227977
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 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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