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George III Memorial Medal

Object Number: 
1926.15
Date: 
1781
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 1/8 in. ( 5.4 cm )
Description: 
Silver struck medal with obverse showing armored shoulder-length portrait of George III facing left; legend above: "GEORGIUS III REX ANG". Reverse depicts rampant lion liberating itself from tied-around rope; legend above: "INDOCILIS PATI."; inscription in exergue: "IN PERPET MEMOR/MDCCLXXXI".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group