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Ref: 4993

George III, Births of George Prince of Wales 1762 & Prince Frederick 1763, brass medal struck circa 1764, scarce

 

Obv: laureate coroneted bust of George Prince of Wales left

 

Rev: mitred bust of Prince Frederick with Osnabruck episcopal title

 

Condition: Good very fine; Diameter: 29mm

 

References: BHM 84; E 705

 

Notes: Prince Frederick, second son of George III, was just six months old when he was elected to the bishopric of Osnabrueck, a see founded by Charlemagne in 772. He was the last Prince-Bishop, in office from 1764-1803.

 

Price £70

George III, Births of George Prince of Wales 1762 & Prince Frederick 1763, brass medal struck circa 1764
George III, Births of George Prince of Wales 1762 & Prince Frederick 1763, brass medal struck circa 1764

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