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Halfcrown: CM.2981-2003

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Victoria (1837-1901) (Struck in the name of)
Issuer: Mellin, G.
Printer: Waller, P.




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

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 31.6 mm
Image(width): 32.0 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


1897 CE - 1901 CE

Components of the work

Object composed of cardboard

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head of Victoria left

  • Text: VICTORIA¬∑DEI GRA¬∑BRITT / 1897
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Legends separated by printer's devices

  • Text: FOR INFANTS / [ornament] AND [ornament] / MELLIN'S / FOOD // P.WALLER 18, HATTON GARDEN, E.C.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.2981-2003
Primary reference Number: 159008
Rogers: 861
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 17 January 2013 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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