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5 rupees: CM.308-2008

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Gyanendra Bir Bikram (2001-08)
Issuer: State Bank of Nepal
State: Nepal
Place of use: Nepal



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2008-06-09) by Museum collection boxes


2001 - 2008

Components of the work

Object composed of paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Shah Gyanendra in plumed crown right at left, pagoda between him and blank curtained portal at right

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Two yaks standing half-left and half-right against mountainous background, pillared portal at left

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.308-2008
Primary reference Number: 165572
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Audit data

Created: Monday 14 April 2014 Updated: Monday 14 April 2014 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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