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Opening of the Grand Junction Railway: CM.1394-1911

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Opening of the Grand Junction Railway



Acquisition and important dates



Production date: AD 1837

Components of the work

Object composed of white metal Diameter (min) 38.2 mm Diameter 38.2 mm Weight 15.05 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Inscription

  • Text: GRAND JUNCTION RAILWAY OPENED JULY 4.1837 THE TRAINS LEAVE BIRMING. LIV & MAN. HOUR . MIN HOUR . MIN VII .. 0 VI 30 VIII .. 30 VIII.30 XI .. 30 XI ..30 II .. 30 II .. 30 IV ..30 IV.. 30 VII..0 VI..30
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Inscription

  • Text: TIME AND DISTANCE FROM BIRMINGHAM TO MINS. H .M WHAMPTON 14 14 _0..40 STAFFORD 29 14 _1..15 WHITMORE 43 14_ 1..55 CREWE 54_2.24 HARTFORD 65 34_2..59 WARRINGTON 78 _3..34 MANCHESTER LIVERPOOL) 97 14 4..30
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1394-1911
Primary reference Number: 229305
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Thursday 29 August 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Opening of the Grand Junction Railway" Web page available at: Accessed: 2023-12-01 14:37:05

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