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5 dinars: CM.1577-2009

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Bourguiba, Habib, President
Issuer: Banque Centrale de Tunisie



Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1973-10-15

Components of the work

Object composed of paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of President Bourguiba half right at centre left with aerial view of city at lower left, stylised view of city right on geometrical background, Arabic legends above

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Montage of old and new artefacts and scenes of Tunisia on shadowed background of mosaic and mosque, seal at far right

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1577-2009
Primary reference Number: 176480
Bruce & Shafer: 71
Serial: 362889 ٽ/2
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 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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