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50 rupees: CM.140-2008

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Gyanendra Bir Bikram (2001-08)
Issuer: Nepal Rastra Bank
State: Nepal



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2008-04-28) by Buttrey, T. V., Prof.


Production date: AD 2005

Components of the work

Object composed of paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Shah Gyanendra in hat and suit half-right, head facing, at left with public building frontage behind, mountain landscape at centre, memoiral column in precinct at right

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Two birds of paradise standing left before mountain background at centre, crest of arms in ornamental oval at right

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.140-2008
Primary reference Number: 165640
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 29 January 2013 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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