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Half farthing: CM.2706-2003

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Victoria (1837-1901) (Struck in the name of)
Issuer: Lauer, Ludwig Christian
Mint: Nuremberg
Origin: Nüremberg




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

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 16.2 mm
Image(width): 16.3 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Nuremburg

Acquisition and important dates

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


1887 CE - 1901 CE

Components of the work

Object composed of copper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Victoria left

  • Text: VICTORIA QUEEN & EMPR. / 1887
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: St George and dragon

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.2706-2003
Primary reference Number: 158733
Rogers: 585
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 1 September 2020 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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