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Guinea (coin): CM.2421-2003

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: George III (1760-1820) (Struck in the name of)
Die-engraver: Kettle, Henry
Place of use: Great Britain




History note: From the estate of Dr David J. de Sola Rogers (1946-99).

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 24.7 mm
Image(width): 24.8 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2003-11-25) by Withers, Paul


1802 - Uncertain 1820

Components of the work

Object composed of copper alloy

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of George III right

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Crowned British arms in spade-shaped shield

  • Text: M·B·F·ET·H·REX·F·D· B·ET·L·DS·R·I·A·T·ET·E· 1802
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.2421-2003
Primary reference Number: 158448
Rogers: 20
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Audit data

Created: Monday 14 April 2014 Updated: Monday 14 April 2014 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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