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No. X054
A Small Georgian Silver Royal Commemorative Bodkin
For H.R.H. Frederick Duke Of York
Made circa 1827
Length 2.2" (5.7cm); Weight 0.04 troy oz (1.5g)
Price 785.00

H.R.H. Frederick Duke Of York
Born Aug. 16. 1763, Died Jan. 3. 1827

Notes & Condition Report
Prince Frederick Augustus, Duke of York (1763 - 1827)
Was the 2nd son of King George III
The nursery rhyme: "The grand old Duke of York, He had ten thousand men..."
Was penned after Frederick having had a number of military setbacks in 1799
Excellent condition
A rare bodkin
Without damage or repair