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Half dollar: CM.2889-2003

Object information

Current Location: In storage


State: United States of America (Struck in the name of)




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

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 9.6 mm
Image(width): 9.6 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


1990 - 1999

Components of the work

Object composed of white metal

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head of Liberty left with tiara bearing her name, stars around

  • Text: E PLURIBUS UNUM / 1878
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Eagle flying half right with crossed olive branches in claws, wreath around and legend "In God We Trust" above

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.2889-2003
Primary reference Number: 158916
Rogers: cf. 2510-16
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 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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