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Coronation of George IV

Maker:
Benedetto Pistrucci (Italian, 1783–1855, active England)
Manufactory:
The Royal Mint (London, founded A.D. 886)
Date:
1821
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Diameter: 36 mm
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Gift of Assunta Sommella Peluso, Ada Peluso, and Romano I. Peluso, in memory of Ignazio Peluso, 2001
Accession Number:
2001.217.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 554
Signature: Obverse: (below tranche) B.P.

Reverse: (below scene) B.P.

Inscription: Obverse: (in margin) GEORGIUS IIII D.G. BRITANNIARUM REX F.D.

Reverse: (in margin) PROPRIO JAM JURE ANIMO PATERNO; (in exergue) INAUGURATUS / DIE. JULII. XIX / ANNO.MDCCCXXI
[ Spink ; sold to Peluso ] ; Assunta Sommella Peluso ; Ada Peluso ; and Romano I. Peluso , New York (until 2001; to MMA)
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