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Half dollar: CM.3623-2003

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Ruler: Victoria (1837-1901) (Struck in the name of)
Issuer: Moore, Joseph (Birmingham medallist, fl. 1850) (Inferred)
State: California (Struck in the name of)

Entities

Categories

Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 10.3 mm
Image(width): 10.5 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Circa 1849 CE - Circa 1850 CE

Note

Mule with a known Moore medalet

Components of the work

Object composed of brass (alloy)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head of Victoria left with legend around

  • Text: VICTORIA REG:
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: "MODEL" in wreath with legends around in circle of points

  • Text: CALIFORNIA / HALF DOLLAR
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.3623-2003
Primary reference Number: 159650
Rogers: 2467
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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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