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Douzain: CM.PG.20075-2006

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Henry III (1574-1589)




History note: Found in Grierson's rooms

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2006-11-20) by Grierson, Philip, Prof.


Production date: exact AD 1577

Components of the work

Object composed of billon Diameter 26.40 mm Weight 2.17 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: crowned shield of France, H either side

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: cross with crowns in angles

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.PG.20075-2006
Primary reference Number: 223307
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 29 August 2018 Updated: Wednesday 29 August 2018 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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