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Florin: CM.2978-2003

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Current Location: In storage


Ruler: George III (1760-1820) (Struck in the name of)
Die-engraver: Taylor, William J.
Die-engraver: Wyon, William
Origin: Birmingham




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

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 30.5 mm
Image(width): 30.5 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Birmingham

Acquisition and important dates

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


1871 CE - 1906 CE

Components of the work

Object composed of nickel

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Laureate head of George III right with circle of points around

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Crowned shield within inner circle and thin tressure with trefoils on cusps, all over long cross fleurdelisé

  • Text: · 1871 · · ONE · · FLO · · RIN ·
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.2978-2003
Primary reference Number: 159005
Rogers: 219
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 1 September 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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