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Matthew Boulton and Conrad Heinrich Kuchler.

J. G. Pollard

Matthew Boulton and Conrad Heinrich Kuchler.

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Published by University in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Boulton, Matthew, -- 1728-1809.,
  • Kuchler, Conrad Heinrich.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprinted from the "Numismatic Chronicle", Seventh series, Vol.10.

    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13812219M


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Matthew Boulton and Conrad Heinrich Kuchler. by J. G. Pollard Download PDF EPUB FB2

MATTHEW BOULTON AND CONRAD HEINRICH KÜCHLER By J. POLLARD [SEE PLATES XIX-XXIV] C. Küchler worked for the Soho Mint, Birmingham, from until his death in He produced coin dies and thirty documented medals.

Boulton appears to have needed only one such artist, using other engravers to provide dies for coins or tokens, but. Conrad Heinrich Küchler ( - ) Conrad Heinrich Küchler was a German engraver who from until his death worked as a designer of coinage and medals for the manufacturer and mint owner Matthew Boulton.

His life and work are described in detail in the article by J G Pollard “Matthew Boulton and Conrad Heinrich Kuchler”, The Numismatic Chronicle, Vol.X,p Conrad Heinrich Kuchler had worked in Darmstadt, Mannheim and Frankfurt-am-Main. He did not publish it, but in his book Lives of Boulton and Watt () he quoted this particular sentence in the following context: “Among other things he [Boulton] informed Watt that he had put his little boy Jamie to a good school, and that he was very much occupied, as usual, in entertaining visitors.

“The Empress of Russia”, he wrote, “is now at my house and a charming woman she is” (p). Kuchler was a medallist and engraver who moved to England from Germany in and was employed by Matthew Boulton at the Soho Mint until his death in He produced coin dies and thirty documented medals.

He was Boulton's sole artist for designing and die-cutting. Objects related to Conrad Heinrich Kuchler. Designed by Conrad Heinrich Kuchler, principal designer and engraver for medals produced at the Soho Mint for Matthew Boulton.

Nominal File: O'Malley, Mrs Joan Letter from Mrs O'Malley to Trenchard Cox, dated June 28 []: Dear Trenchard, I have been left a silver & gold salver - the gold part being in the design of dragonlike creatures with. Conrad Heinrich Küchler (c.

– ), surname usually rendered in English as Kuchler, was a German engraver who from until his death worked as a designer of coinage and medals for the manufacturer Matthew Boulton and Conrad Heinrich Kuchler.

book mint owner Matthew Boulton. MB = Matthew Boulton MRB = Matthew Robinson Boulton Peck = Charles Wilson Peck () Copper Coins of George III from English Copper, Tin and Bronze Coins in the British Museum Trustees of the British Museum, London Pollard = d () Matthew Boulton and Conrad Heinrich Kuchler TheFile Size: 6MB.

By Conrad Heinrich Kuchler. Bronze. 48 mm. ( inches) in diameter. Condition: Good extremely fine and choice, contained within its original metallic shells, as made at Matthew Boulton's Manufactory. Notes: Conrad Heinrich Kuchler worked for Matthew Boulton at his Manufactory in Birmingham, where this medal was struck.

Working with the very talented die maker and designer of medals, Conrad Heinrich Küchler, new levels of excellence were achieved. Five medals owe much to Küchler: Earl Howe’s, the Davison Nile, Ferdinand IV, Earl St Vincent’s and lastly the Boulton Trafalgar medal, possibly the finest British naval medal ever struck.

Soho mint was established by Matthew Boulton in It underwent an up gradation by adding vacuum pipe directly linked with Steam Engine in This mint stop striking coins in by the order of Matthew Robinson Boulton. The Mint was then sold to East India Company for establishing a mint in Bombay in The most illuminating of subjects covered is the little known story surrounding the search for the best Nelson portrait likeness used by Matthew Boulton and his engraver, Conrad Heinrich Kuchler, for his celebrated production of the famous Trafalgar medal.

By Matthew Boulton () and Conrad Heinrich Kuchler For the first time in a British campaign, medals were presented to all ranks who had fought at Seringapatam in Prior Matthew Boulton and Conrad Heinrich Kuchler. book the first Burmese War, all the Company's other medals had been awarded to native soldiers only.

Object Type This medal was made to celebrate Admiral Lord Nelson's victory at the Battle of Trafalgar on 21 October, People Conrad Heinrich K chler (active - after ), the medal's designer, was born in Flanders and was first recorded as a die-sinker in Darmstadt, Germany, in His house at Soho was a meeting place for scientific reverse inscription on this medal is taken from the mural monument erected in Handsworth church.

The obverse is taken from Rouw's wax of See J. Pollard, Matthew Boulton and Conrad Heinrich Kuchler, 'Numismatic Chronicle',p. Matthew Boulton Tuesday, 26 July Trafalgar Medal The Battle of Trafalgar was fought on 21 October between the British Royal Navy and the combined fleets of the French and Spanish Navy.

It is considered to be the most decisive British N aval victory Heinrich Kuchler, Author: Britannia Dream. Engraver: Conrad Heinrich Kuchler, – Manufacturer: Matthew Boulton and James Watt Sr’s Soho Manufactory, British, – “The Family” Indian Peace Medal, so-called “Seasons Medal”.

Later, Boulton had mastered the power of steam in producing medals with remarkable results. Working with the talented die maker and designer of medals, Conrad Heinrich Kuchler, new levels of excellence were achieved.

Five medals owe much to Kuchler: Earl Howe’s, the Davison Nile, Ferdinand IV, Earl St Vincent’s and the Boulton Trafalgar. Several other medals followed, and we learn how gradually the striking problems, like die faults etc. were ironed out. By the Soho Mint was well established and Boulton had with the arrival of the German engraver, Conrad Heinrich Küchler (~), secured the artistic talent.

Küchler would be the die maker for five of the seven famous naval medals he and Boulton would produce. DIESINKER: Jean Pierre Droz MANUFACTURER: Matthew Boulton. ESSEX. Chelmsford. HALFPENNY TOKEN. VF: D&H - 5: Conrad Heinrich Kuchler MANUFACTURER: Matthew Boulton.

KENT. Faversham. HALFPENNY TOKEN. EF: The inscription "THE WRONGS OF MAN" is an obvious jab at Paine's book "The Rights of Man" which was published in The. The Seringapatam Medal Design. The medal was designed by Conrad Heinrich Küchler, a German engraver who worked as a designer of coinage and medals for the manufacturer and mint owner Matthew Boulton from until his death.

Küchler was Boulton’s sole artist for designing and die-cutting, and produced the designs for various coins, medals. Matthew Boulton () 33 works Search for books with subject Matthew Boulton ().

Search. Read. Read. Read. Boulton, Watt and the Soho undertakings W. Gale Read. Matthew Boulton H. Dickinson Read. Read. Read. The Boulton & Watt water supply engines James H. Missing: Conrad Heinrich Kuchler. Matthew Boulton, for example, used his French contacts to discover the secret of or moulu (literally, “ground gold”) for gilding and employed at his Soho works some celebrated engravers, including the Frenchman Jean-Pierre Droz and Conrad Heinrich Kuchler from Flanders.

Conrad Heinrich Küchler was a German engraver who from until his death worked as a designer of coinage and medals for the manufacturer and mint owner Matthew Boulton. Edge Lettering. The Pavilion Collection, Commemorative Medals, George, Prince of Wales and Caroline of Brunswick, Princess of Wales, visit to Frogmore, by silver medal,by Conrad Heinrich Küchler (c.

– ), conjoined busts r., he wearing Garter George on sash, she a plumed tiara, GEORG PRINCE OF WALES ET CAROLINE PRINC, rev. oak wreath Missing: Matthew Boulton. These were relatively undistinguished pieces, struck at the relatively light weight of 42 to the pound, and are significant only in that they represent the first commercial work by another new engraver recruited by Boulton, the famous Conrad Heinrich Küchler.

Inupon his father's death, Matthew Boulton inherited the family business. At the time just a few hands were employed in the manufacture of buttons, buckles, and related pieces.

To the evolved a grandiose plan to produce a large structure, which came to be known as the Soho g: Conrad Heinrich Kuchler. A new designer, Conrad Heinrich Kuchler, engraved the dies, some of his earliest work for Soho Mint.

Based on observed weights, the price of copper, and Boulton’s practice with other coinages during this period, I believe he struck the Inverness order at forty-two pieces per pound - suggesting a mintage of approximatelypieces on this.

Medal, commemorating Admiral Richard Howe and the Battle of the Glorious First of Junebronze, engraved by Conrad Heinrich Kuchler, minted at the Soho Mint, Birmingham, England, Round bronze medal.

The obverse has an effigy of a profile of a man in. Invernesshire Inverness DH #3a - Diesinker: Conrad Heinrich Kuchler, Manufacturer: Matthew Boulton. Obverse: a rose and thistle tied together by a ribbon, INVERNESS HALFPENNY Reverse: A cornucopia of flowers and fruit, a large stone bearing the inscription CLACH NA CUDDEN below, CONCORDIA ET FIDELITAS.

Edge: PAYABLE. Conrad Heinrich Küchler was a medallist and coin engraver of the last quarter of the eighteenth century and early part of the nineteenth.

He was a native of Flanders and appears to have worked first in Germany, then in France, and came over to England aboutwhere he was employed by Matthew Boulton at the Soho Mint, Birmingham, until his death in Engraver: Conrad Heinrich Kuchler Conrad Heinrich Küchler was a German engraver who from until his death worked as a designer of coinage and medals for the manufacturer and mint owner Matthew Boulton.

That is a genuine coin. It is an Isle of Man halfpenny, made by Matthew Boulton at the Soho Mint, Birmingham. Engraver Conrad Heinrich Kuchler. The style follows the English cartwheel coins of The motto on the reverse is QVOCVNQVE JECERIS STABIT. (The V counts as a "U"). Summary.

5 Cash, Issued by, Madras Presidency, India, Minted by Soho Mint, Birmingham. Obverse Description. Company arms, a quartered shield (simplified oval arms of France and England in the first quarter of the shield else plain); crest of a helm with lion holding the Imperial Crown; lion supporters, each holding a banner charged with a cross; motto below on ribbon, AUSPICIO REGIS A.

Lot Die for Matthew Boulton's Trafalgar Medal Admiral Lord Nelson (), Matthew Boulton's Trafalgar Medal,the original obverse and reverse dies, by Conrad Heinrich Küchler, obv: uniformed bust of Nelson, HORATIO VISCOUNT NELSON K.B. DUKE OF BRONTE. &c, rev: view of the naval engagement, ENGLAND EXPECTS THAT EVERY MAN WILL DO HIS DUTY, exergue:.

Heinrich Küchler, in partnership with the famous entrepreneur Matthew Boulton, produced this medal as a commercial speculation.

Küchler came to work in London in Marchproducing medals on the fate of Louis XVI, and expanded the cycle of subjects as they occurred. The Soho coins were designed by John Phillip and the dies engraved by Conrad Heinrich Kuchler.

By 23 May over 6 million 10 cash coins had been shipped from London. In Madras they circulated at 40 cash to the fanam and 42 fanam to the pagoda. Bowers on collecting: A token “unsurpassed in beauty” tracts of land in Kentucky.

To further this ambition, he commissioned the Soho Mint, a private enterprise operated by Matthew Boulton and James Watt in Birmingham, to create an appropriate token or medalet.

The dies were cut by Konrad Heinrich Küchler (usually given as. Marie Antoinette execution medal. Reverse of medal depicts a highly detailed scene of a bound Marie Antoinette being transported to her execution.

Produced by Conrad Heinrich Kuchler for Matthew Boulton. Medal includes custom book holder. Medal measures 2" wide. The first coinage was designed by either Richard Yeo or Thomas Pingo both soho issues and ,07 were by Conrad Heinrich Kuchler.

The George III copper issues are easier to find in higher grades than previous reigns and considering how many were melted down to make counterfeit (Evasion) there must have been a vast amount minted. George III Bank of England Silver Dollars Although George III reigned for sixty years from tothe only crowns issued were in the last three years of his reign, apart from Bank of England dollars issued as an emergency measure in The designs for both sides were engraved by Conrad Heinrich Kuchler.Lot Die for Matthew Boulton's Trafalgar Medal Admiral Lord Nelson (), Matthew Boulton's Trafalgar Medal,the original obverse and reverse dies, by Conrad Heinrich Küchler, obv: uniformed bust of Nelson, HORATIO VISCOUNT NELSON K.B.

DUKE OF BRONTE. &c, rev: view of the naval engagement, ENGLAND EXPECTS THAT EVERY MAN WILL DO HIS DUTY, exergue: .The pre-decimal twopence (2d) (/ ˈ t ʌ p ə n s / or / ˈ t uː p ə n s /) was a coin worth one one-hundred-and-twentieth of a pound sterling, or two was a short-lived denomination, only being minted in by Matthew Boulton's Soho Mint.

Before Decimal Day intwo hundred and forty pence equaled one pound sterling. Twelve pence made a shilling, and twenty shillings made a Value: 1/ pound sterling.