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George II

English
1727


Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 35 mm (1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.2334.2

Medium or Technique

Metal; copper alloy

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of George II, commemorating his coronation.

Obverse: Bust of George II looking to proper right; inscribed at edge “GEORGIVS:II·D·G·MAG BR·FR·ET·HIB·REX”.

Reverse: King seated on throne at proper right being crowned by female holding cornucopia; inscribed at edge “VOLENTES·PER·POPULUS·” and in exergue “CORON XI·OCTOB·/MDCCXXVII”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "GEORGIVS:II·D·G·MAG BR·FR·ET·HIB·REX".

Reverse: Inscribed at edge "VOLENTES·PER·POPULUS·" and in exergue "CORON XI·OCTOB·/MDCCXXVII".

Credit Line

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