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Unfinished Pattern for the Official Coronation Medal of George IV

Artist:
Medalist: Benedetto Pistrucci (Italian, 1783–1855, active England)
Date:
1821
Culture:
British
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Diameter: 34.8 mm
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Gift of Assunta Sommella Peluso, Ada Peluso, and Romano I. Peluso, in memory of Ignazio Peluso, 2006
Accession Number:
2006.513.2
Not on view
Signature: Obverse: (below tranche) B.P.

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

Reverse: (in margin) PROPRIO JAM JURE. ANIMO PATERNO.; (in exergue) INAUGURATUS / DIE [space for missing letters] / ANNO MDCCC
[ sale, Baldwin's Auctions , September 26, 2006, no. 5038 ] ; Assunta Sommella Peluso ; and Ada Peluso ; and Romano I. Peluso (until 2006; to MMA)
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