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Centenary of the Foundation of Virginia University. 1921.: CM.51-1921

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Centenary of the Foundation of Virginia University. 1921.



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1921-96-20) by University of Virginia


Production date: AD 1921

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 50 mm Diameter 50 mm Weight 70.87 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: View of Virginia University with female figure with spear and shield.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Bust of Thomas Jefferson.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.51-1921
Primary reference Number: 228402
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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