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British West Africa, Edward VIII, penny: CM.537-2008

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British West Africa, Edward VIII, penny


Ruler: Edward VIII (1936)
Mint: Kings Norton, Birmingham




One of five coins with eleven manillas in a linen money bag (CM.524-2008 to CM.540-2008)


History note: Acquired by the donor's father, Col. J.B.J. Austin QPM CPM, during service in the Colonial Police of British West Africa, 1926-53

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2008) by Austin, J.C.B. Jean


Production date: AD 1936

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.537-2008
Primary reference Number: 248669
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Created: Monday 14 September 2020 Updated: Wednesday 6 September 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 6 September 2023

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

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