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George III double sovereign

Maker:
Medalist: Benedetto Pistrucci (Italian, 1783–1855, active England)
Manufactory:
Struck at The Royal Mint (London, founded A.D. 886)
Date:
1820
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Diameter: 27 mm
Classification:
Coins
Credit Line:
Gift of Assunta Sommella Peluso, Ada Peluso, and Romano I. Peluso, in memory of Ignazio Peluso, 2001
Accession Number:
2001.431.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 554
Signature: Reverse: (in exergue) B. P.

Inscription: Obverse: (in margin) GEORGIUS III D: G: BRITTANIARUM REX F: D: 1820

On rim: DECUS ET TUTAMEN. ANNO REGNI LX.
Romano I. Peluso , New York (until 2001; to MMA)
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