George III Marriage Commemorative Medalet
Finder County Date Recorded
Hidden SUFFOLK Sat January 12, 2008
Recorded By Views Validated by
Hidden 592 Rod Blunt
Material Size (mm) Issue date
Uncertain white metal 27mm 1761

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Description: A white-metal medalet commemorating the marriage of George III and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz on 8 September, 1761.
Keywords: George III Marriage Commemorative Medalet
State: United Kingdom Reign/Issue Authority: George III
Denomination: Classification: Commemorative medal
Mint: Moneyer:
Issue Date: 1761 Metal: Uncertain white metal
Weight (grams): Diameter (mm): 27mm
Obverse Description: Bare-headed busts of George III and Charlotte right. Obverse Legend: GEORGIVS III ET CHARLOTTA; On scroll: REX ET REG
Reverse Description: Crown above two hearts, all above a winged angel holdiing an inscribed scroll; city view of London beneath, leafy sprays each side. Reverse Legend: On scroll: FELICITAS BRITANNIAE; in exergue: DIIS AUSPICIBUS MDCCLXI
References: Cf. Michael Mitchiner, Jetons, Medalets and Tokens, No. 5130. (Silver, 25mm) Comments:
Findspot: Beccles County: SUFFOLK
Recorded elsewhere: No Finder: Hidden
Metal Detector Used: Saxon SM40 Validated By: Rod Blunt


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