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50 fils: CM.1226-1997

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Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Faisal I (1921-1933)
State: Iraq
Designer: Metcalfe, Percy




History note: Given in memory of her husband, Rev. John Sturdy, Dean of Gonville and Caius College (d. 1996). 1,751 twentieth-century world coins from 153 different countries representing types that the Museum lacks. These were selected from John Sturdy's much larger collection.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1997-06-09) by Sturdy, Jill, Mrs


Production date: AD 1931

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 26.4 mm Weight 8.86 g

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Accession number: CM.1226-1997
Primary reference Number: 200198
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Created: Thursday 12 March 2015 Updated: Monday 15 January 2024 Last processed: Monday 15 January 2024

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

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