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5 pounds: CM.288-2013

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Ruler: Elizabeth II (1952-present)
Ian Rank-Broadley (Obverse designer)
Mint: Royal Mint
John Bergdahl (Reverse designer)

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Description

500th Anniversary of the accession of Henry VIII.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2013-06-10) by Knox, Tim (FSA)

Dating

Production date: AD 2009

Components of the work

Object composed of cupro-nickel Diameter 38.6 mm Weight 28.28 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Design inspired by a Holbein painting of King Henry VIII, set within a treasure.

  • Text: THE ACCESSION OF HENRY VIII 1509
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.288-2013
Primary reference Number: 197887
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 9 April 2014 Updated: Tuesday 30 July 2019 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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