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George III double sovereign

Maker:
Benedetto Pistrucci (Italian, 1783–1855, active England)
Manufactory:
The Royal Mint (London)
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
Inscription: Obverse: legend (in margin) GEORGIUS III D:G: BRITTANIARUM REX F:D: 1820; Reverse: (on rim) DECUS ET TUTAMEN. ANNO REGNI LX.; (in exergue) B.P.
Romano I. Peluso , New York (until 2001; to MMA)
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