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5 dinars: CM.1557-2009

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Hussein I (1952-99)
Issuer: Central Bank of Jordan



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2009-12-01) by Lewcock, Ronald, Prof.


1975 CE - 1992 CE

Components of the work

Object composed of paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Sultan Hussein right, head half-right, at left in frame stamped with fishes, portrait of Hussein in turban left in watermark panel at right, all on geometrical background with floriate borders

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Portrait of Hussein right in turban in watermark panel at left on geometrical and foliate background at left, view of ruins of Petra at right

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1557-2009
Primary reference Number: 176460
Bruce & Shafer: 19b
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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