George IV, Coronation 1821, Silver ticket of Admission to the Coronation Banquet, Silver Ticket

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George IV, Coronation 1821, Silver ticket of Admission to the Coronation Banquet, AR Ticket (38.5mm.) unsigned. Imperial crown, CORONATION OF H.M. KING GEORGE THE IV, rev. wreath of oak leaves,…
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George IV, Coronation 1821, Silver ticket of Admission to the Coronation Banquet, AR Ticket (38.5mm.) unsigned. Imperial crown, CORONATION OF H.M. KING GEORGE THE IV, rev. wreath of oak leaves, engraved in centre, ‘Admit J. Adams Esq’, small, official piercing for suspension, (D&W.54/81; MG.-; cf. DNW 50, 662).

Obverse field lightly tooled, otherwise Extremely Fine with rich iridescent toning, Very Rare.

Ex. DNW, 13 July 2011, lot 1133

A similar ticket but in white metal, also named to J. Adams, is listed as D&W.54/82. Herbert Parsons Esq., Mayor of the city of Oxford, made a Return to the Deputy Earl Marshal, containing the names of the Members of the Corporation ‘appointed to attend and assist the Lord Mayor and Citizens of London in the Office of Butler’. The list included the name of James Adams Esq., ‘An Assistant’. ‘Dinner being concluded, the Lord Mayor and Twelve principal citizens of London, as Assistants to the Chief Butler of England, accompanied by the King’s Cupbearer and Assistant, will present to His Majesty Wine in a Gold Cup; and the King having drunk thereof, will return the Gold Cup to the Lord Mayor as his Fee. The Mayor of Oxford, with the Eight other Burgesses of that City, as Assistants to the Lord Mayor and Citizens of London, as Assistant to the Chief Butler of England in the office of Butler, will be conducted to His Majesty, preceded by the King’s Cupbearer, and having presented to the King a Bowl of Wine, will receive the three Maple Cups for his Fee.’ Further details included with ticket.

Specification

Date 1821
Medallion Group

Commemorative Medals

Medallion Category

Great Britain

Metal

Silver

Size (mm)

38

References D&W.54/81; MG.-; cf. DNW 50, 662

Provenance

Ex. DNW, 13 July 2011, lot 1133

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