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Sixpence: CM.3191-2003

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Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Ruler: George V (1910-36) (Struck in the name of)
Issuer: E. J. Arnold & Son Ltd (Uncertain)

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Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 19.2 mm
Image(width): 19.5 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

1927 CE - Uncertain 1935 CE

Components of the work

Object composed of cardboard

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head of George V left with legend around in border

  • Text: GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT:OMN:REX F.D.IND:IMP:
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Three crossed oak-sprays with acorns, legends around in border

  • Text: SIX PEN CE / · A · 1927 · D · / A. L. SERIES
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.3191-2003
Primary reference Number: 159218
Rogers: 998
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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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