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Half dollar: CM.2832-2003

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Issuer: Gilbert, A. C.
Issuer: Petrie, John
Issuer: Mysto Magic Co. (Struck in the name of)
Origin: Chicago

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Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 29.1 mm
Image(width): 29.0 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Chicago

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

1909 CE - Uncertain 1969 CE

Note

Two iron foils joined to make hollow coin

Components of the work

Object composed of iron

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bald man standing left with cape raised over head, hand outstretched holding wand from which fall letters of inscription

  • Text: C / I / G / A / M// MYSTA
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Bald man standing left with cape raised over head, hand outstretched holding wand from which fall letters of inscription

  • Text: C / I / G / A / M// MYSTA
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.2832-2003
Primary reference Number: 158859
Rogers: 1436
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 May 2013 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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