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U.S.A.: CM.1879-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage


New York City Subway



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2015-09-28) by Buttrey, T.V., Prof.


Circa 1900 -


Off centre diamond shaped piercing

Components of the work

Object composed of nickel-brass Diameter 22 mm Weight 4.76 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Diamond Jubilee Seventy Fifth Anniversary NYC Subway 1904-1979
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1879-2015
Primary reference Number: 221411
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 21 July 2015 Updated: Monday 7 September 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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