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2 pounds: CM.297-2017

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Ruler: Elizabeth II (r. 1952-2022)
Mint: The Royal Mint




800 years since Magna Carta

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2017-04-24) by Museum collection boxes


Production date: AD 2015

Components of the work

Object composed of cupro-nickel in nickel-brass ring Diameter 28.25 mm Die Axis 0 degrees Weight 12.02 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Crowned head, right.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: obverse

  • Text: · MAGNA · CARTA · 1215-2015
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: King John enthroned, centre.

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.297-2017
Primary reference Number: 241460
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 16 July 2020 Updated: Tuesday 8 August 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 8 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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