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Sixpence: CM.2990-2003

Object information

Current Location: In storage


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




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

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 9.1 mm
Image(width): 9.2 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Uncertain 1951 CE - 1953 CE

Components of the work

Object composed of plastic

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Denomination with manufacturer's name around

  • Text: KIDDY / CASH
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Crowned monogram GRI

  • Text: HONG KONG
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.2990-2003
Primary reference Number: 159017
Rogers: 1053
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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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