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Sixpence: CM.BI.2688-R

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Ruler: Louis XVIII (1814-15, 1815-24) (Struck in the name of)
Issuer: Pidding




History note: No provenance.

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 20.42 mm
Image(width): 20.38 mm

Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown (2009-09-04)


After 1814-04-24 CE - 1814 CE


Plain edge

Components of the work

Object composed of silver

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Louis left with legend around in border

  • Text: LOUIS XVIII RESTORED / AP.L 24 1814
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Fortune seated left on rock with horseshoe, shield and cornucopiae before her on ground at right, a ship sailing right in background at left, legend around all in border

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.BI.2688-R
Primary reference Number: 170608
Mitchiner: 5781
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 June 2016 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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