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Opening of the London and Birmingham Railway: CM.223-1938

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Opening of the London and Birmingham Railway

Maker(s)

Pinches, J. (Engraver)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1938-12-3) by Stamp, Lord

Dating

Production date: AD 1938

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 64.6 mm Diameter 64.6 mm Weight 130.69 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Euston Arch depicted

  • Text: LONDON AND BIRMINGHAM RAILWAY In exergue: GEORGE CARRR GLYN - CHAIRMAN ROBERT STEPHENSON - ENGINEER PHILIP HARDWICK - ARCHITECT 1838
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Inscription

  • Text: Around: LONDON MIDLAND AND SCOTTISH RAILWAY In exergue: 1938 In centre: DIRECTORS LORD STAMP - CHAIRMAN E. B. FIELDEN DEPUTY CHAIRMAN SIR ALAN ANDERSON S. R. BEALE CHARLES BOOTH SIR ROBERT BURROWS SIR RALPH GLYN SIR GUY GRANET SIR ROBERT GREIG W E HICHENS SIR FRANCIS JOSEPH CHARLES KER GEN. LAWRENCE EARL PEEL A. E. PULLAR SIR THOMAS ROYDEN VISCOUNT RUNCIMAN G. R. T. TAYLOR LORD WIGRAM SIR THOMAS WILLIAMS OWEN GLYNNE ROBERTS - SECRETARY
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.223-1938
Primary reference Number: 229298
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 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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