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5 shillings: CM.2911-2003

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Ruler: George VI (1936-52) (Struck in the name of)

Entities

Categories

Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 10.4 mm
Image(width): 10.3 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Uncertain 1967 CE - 1990 CE

Components of the work

Object composed of gold

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head of George VI left

  • Text: GEORGIVS VI D:G:BR:OMN:REX F.D. / FIVE SHILLINGS
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: St George and dragon left

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.2911-2003
Primary reference Number: 158938
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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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