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Opening of the Coal Exchange. 1849.: CM.89-2009

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Opening of the Coal Exchange. 1849.


Ruler: Victoria (1837-1901)
Engraver: Allen & Moore



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2009-03-02) by The Royal Numismatic Society


Production date: AD 1849

Components of the work

Object composed of white metal Diameter (min) 27 mm Diameter 27 mm Weight 6.52 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Crowned bust of Queen Victoria, facing left.

  • Text: H.M.G.M. QUEEN VICTORIA (on border) BORN MAY 24 1819, CROWNED JUNE 28 1838. MARRIED FEB: 10 1840.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: View of the Coal Exchange building.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.89-2009
Primary reference Number: 228139
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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