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South Africa: CM.245-2017

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Description

Medal commemorating the opening of the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, 1929

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2017-04-24) by Lane, P., Mr.

Dating

Production date: AD 1929

Components of the work

Object composed of brass Diameter 33.42 mm Die Axis 0 degrees Weight 13.56 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Cablecar

  • Text: SOUVENIR OF TABLE MOUNTAIN / S.A. AERIAL CABLEWAY
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: obverse

  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Legend detailing facts and figures pertaining to the cableway

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.245-2017
Primary reference Number: 241408
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 16 July 2020 Updated: Wednesday 21 July 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 21 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: CAMFZ
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "South Africa" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/241408 Accessed: 2022-08-15 20:41:39

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