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5 francs: CM.3403-2003

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Ruler: Leopold II (1865-1909) (Struck in the name of)
State: Belgium (After)
Issuer: Lauer, Ludwig Christian
Mint: Nuremberg
Mint: Nüremberg




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

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 12.5 mm
Image(width): 12.5 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Nîremberg

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: circa AD 1888

Components of the work

Object composed of iron

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head of Leopold II left

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Crowned shield of arms in wreath

  • Text: L. CHR. LAUER NÜRNBERG / 1888
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.3403-2003
Primary reference Number: 159430
Rogers: 1522
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 1 September 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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