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Half sovereign: CM.2585-2003

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Albert, Prince of Wales (Struck in the name of)
Issuer: Onions, S. G.




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

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 9.8 mm
Image(width): 9.7 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Circa 1843 - 1848

Components of the work

Object composed of copper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Child's bust right with inscription around

  • Text: H.R.H. ALBERT P.W.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Inscription

  • Text: · 2 · / HALF / SOVEREIGNS / MAKE 1 / POUND
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.2585-2003
Primary reference Number: 158612
Rogers: 351
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 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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