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One of twenty-three cut fractions of French 5-franc silver coins used as currency in Madagascar. This ‘monnaie coupée’ was withdrawn from circulation by the French colonial authorities in 1905. From DNW auction 30 September 2008, lot 4919:: CM.728-2008

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One of twenty-three cut fractions of French 5-franc silver coins used as currency in Madagascar. This ‘monnaie coupée’ was withdrawn from circulation by the French colonial authorities in 1905. From DNW auction 30 September 2008, lot 4919:

Maker(s)

Ruler: Louis-Philippe (1830-48)

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Description

5 francs, cut one-sixteeenth (‘lasiray’)

France, Louis-Philippe, 5 francs, cut one-sixteeenth (‘lasiray’), 1.68g.

Notes

History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2008-11-24) by Dix Noonan Webb Ltd.

Components of the work

Object Weight 1.68 g

Materials used in production

Silver

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.728-2008
Primary reference Number: 248809
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Created: Monday 14 September 2020 Updated: Thursday 7 December 2023 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

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

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