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5 lira: CM.2918-2003

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


State: San Marino (Struck in the name of)
Origin: San Marino




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

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 25.4 mm
Image(width): 22.7 mm

Place(s) associated

  • San Marino

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1938


With suspension loop

Components of the work

Object composed of brass (alloy)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of woman left wearing cap, circle of points around

  • Text: REPVBLICA·DI·S·MARINO / 1938
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Denomination above plough right in half-circle of points, fasces in exergue

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.2918-2003
Primary reference Number: 158945
Rogers: 2902
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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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