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Crown (coin): CM.2975-2003

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Victoria (1837-1901) (Struck in the name of)
Issuer: Allen, John
Issuer: Moore, Joseph (Birmingham medallist, fl. 1850)




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

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 26.8 mm
Image(width): 27.0 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


1845 CE - Circa 1851 CE


Bimetallic model crown

Components of the work

Object composed of nickel-zinc

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: In centre, bust of Victoria in circle of beads; without, small island below on which stand Britannia and Hercules, she at left standing left with trident and olive-branch, he at right standing facing with club and Union flag, behind which thistles and shamrocks etc.

  • Text: A & M
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: In centre, quartered arms of United Kingdom with beaded circle around, without which a crown on cushion above, laurel and oak sprays left and right and legend below

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.2975-2003
Primary reference Number: 159002
Rogers: 212
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 15 December 2023 Last processed: Friday 15 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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