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18th Century Commemorative Medal - Soho Manufactory

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1978N1
Collection:Coins & Medals
Date:1792 - 1792

Maker Information

Mint:Soho Mint - View history

Notes

The Soho Manufactory was designed by William Wyatt and built for Matthew Boulton between 1765 - 1767. It included workshops, offices, a showroom for customers, and accommodation for the workforce. Further buildings were added as Boulton branched out into new commercial ventures. Many illustrations of the Manufactory were produced to advertise the range of its products and promote their sale throughout Britain and overseas.

Purchased from Lickey Coins.

Further Information

Reign:King George III
Production Period:Georgian
Material(s):Copper
Place of Origin:Birmingham, Staffordshire - originally, England

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Dimensions

Diameter:33 mm