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Medals : Auction 169 : Lot 334

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Auction 169
Medals Lot
334
of 1821 35mm diameter in gold an unfinished of the Official issue by B.Pistrucci (Eimer 1146a), of similar style design. Obverse: Bust Left Laureate, GEORGIUS IIII D.G. BRITANNIARUM REX F.D. Reverse: George IV enthroned, left, crowned by , behind, before him stand Britannia, Hiia and Scotia PROPRIO JAM JURE. ANIMO PATERNO, the pattern however with differing reverse exergue legend thus: INAUGURATUS/ DIE. /ANNO MDCCC in three lines. The B.P initials on the right of the exergual line have the following stop approximately 0.75mm from it's extreme right edge, whereas on the standard Royal Mint issue the stop following the initials is around 1.5mm from the extreme right edge. Weight 33.00 grammes. GVF with some contact marks and edge nicks. We note an example of this rare pattern exists in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Fifth Avenue, . Our research has only uncovered the Metropolitan Museum example as well as the medal offered. See also the Gold Coronation of George IV Official Royal Mint issue 1821 medal also offered in this sale
£3,800
Coronation of George IV 1821 35mm diameter in gold an unfinished pattern of the Official Royal Mint issue by B.Pistrucci (Eimer 1146a), of similar style design. Obverse: Bust Left Laureate, GEORGIUS IIII D.G. BRITANNIARUM REX F.D. Reverse: George IV enthroned, left, crowned by Victory, behind, before him stand Britannia, Hibernia and Scotia PROPRIO JAM JURE. ANIMO PATERNO, the pattern however with differing reverse exergue legend thus: INAUGURATUS/ DIE.       /ANNO MDCCC in three lines. The B.P initials on the right of the exergual line have the following stop approximately 0.75mm from it's extreme right edge, whereas on the standard Royal Mint issue the stop following the initials is around 1.5mm from the extreme right edge. Weight 33.00 grammes. GVF with some contact marks and edge nicks. We note an example of this rare pattern exists in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Fifth Avenue, New York. Our research has only uncovered the Metropolitan Museum example as well as the medal offered. See also the Gold Coronation of George IV Official Royal Mint issue 1821 medal also offered in this sale : Medals : Auction 169 : Lot 334
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Coronation of George IV 1821 35mm diameter in gold an unfinished pattern of the Official Royal Mint issue by B.Pistrucci (Eimer 1146a), of similar style design. Obverse: Bust Left Laureate, GEORGIUS IIII D.G. BRITANNIARUM REX F.D. Reverse: George IV enthroned, left, crowned by Victory, behind, before him stand Britannia, Hibernia and Scotia PROPRIO JAM JURE. ANIMO PATERNO, the pattern however with differing reverse exergue legend thus: INAUGURATUS/ DIE.       /ANNO MDCCC in three lines. The B.P initials on the right of the exergual line have the following stop approximately 0.75mm from it's extreme right edge, whereas on the standard Royal Mint issue the stop following the initials is around 1.5mm from the extreme right edge. Weight 33.00 grammes. GVF with some contact marks and edge nicks. We note an example of this rare pattern exists in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Fifth Avenue, New York. Our research has only uncovered the Metropolitan Museum example as well as the medal offered. See also the Gold Coronation of George IV Official Royal Mint issue 1821 medal also offered in this sale : Medals : Auction 169 : Lot 334
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