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20 dollars: CM.3147-2003

An image of 20 dollars

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

State: United States of America (After)
Issuer: Compos

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Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 33.6 mm
Image(width): 34.3 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

1849 - Uncertain 1933

Components of the work

Object composed of brass (alloy)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head of Liberty right with name on tiara, half-circle of stars around

  • Text: COMPOS. SPIEL MUNZE
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Eagle in splendour with shield on breast and motto in beak, 13 stars in oval above head

  • Text: E PLURIBIS UNUM IN UNITATE FORTE FORTITUDO / * COMPOS. SPIEL-MARKE *
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.3147-2003
Primary reference Number: 159174
Rogers: 2440
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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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