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3 pence: CM.449-2017

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Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Ruler: George VI (1936-52)
Mint: The Royal Mint

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2017-11-20) by Millet, Prof. M.

Dating

Production date: AD 1940

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 15.3 mm Die Axis 0 degrees Weight 1.42 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head left.

  • Text: GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: obverse

  • Text: FID : DEF : IND : IMP / THREE·PENCE / 19-40
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: St. George's shield superimposed upon Tudor rose.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.449-2017
Primary reference Number: 241611
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Audit data

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