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Two pence, 1971, stamped 'SMASH H BLOCK 8', early 1980s: CM.5593-2018

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Two pence, 1971, stamped 'SMASH H BLOCK 8', early 1980s


Ruler: Elizabeth II (r. 1952-2022)
State: United Kingdom



Legal notes

Presented by Art Fund, 2018

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 25.9 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2018) by Scott, J. Gavin The Art Fund


1971 - Before 1982

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: SMASH / H / BLOCK / 8
  • Location: Obverse
  • Method of creation: Stamped

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.5593-2018
Primary reference Number: 313038
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 9 August 2023 Updated: Monday 12 February 2024 Last processed: Monday 12 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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