|An entry in the Mint Memo Book has an entry for 23 August
1809 stating that some 530 'tokens' in memory of Mr. Boulton's decease and
obsequies had been struck for distribution amongst Attendants and Workmen.'
| The Gentlemen's Magazine for 1809,
p. 883, records that 'On Thursday the 24th August the funeral of Mr. Boulton
took place at the parish church of Hansworth. A numerous and most respectable
assemblage of his friends and upwards of 500 of his work people attended.
To each of these and all other individuals who attended the funeral, a medallic
token was presented, recording the age of the deceased and the day of his
| See J. G. Pollard, 'Matthew Boulton
and C. H. Küchler', Numismatic Chronicle, 1970, p. 311. See
also note to No. 659.
from British Historical Medals, Volume
1, p. 163