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Halfpenny: CM.2497-2003

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Ruler: Victoria (1837-1901) (Struck in the name of)
Issuer: Moore, Joseph (Birmingham medallist, fl. 1850)
Mint: Birmingham
Origin: Birmingham

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Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 19.3 mm
Image(width): 19.2 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Birmingham

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

1844 CE - Uncertain 1852 CE

Note

All copper

Components of the work

Object composed of copper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head of Victoria left with annulus bearing legend around

  • Text: V R / HALFPENNY · MODEL ·
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.2497-2003
Primary reference Number: 158524
Rogers: 204f
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 1 September 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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