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Florin: CM.2630-2003

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Object information

Maker(s)

Struck in the name of Victoria (1837-1901) (Ruler)
Probably Drentwett, C. (Issuer)
Nüremberg (Origin)

Notes

History note: From the estate of Dr David J. de Sola Rogers (1946-99).

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 12.8 mm
Image(width): 12.9 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Nuremburg

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2003-11-25) by Withers, Paul

Dating

1869 CE - 1901 CE

Components of the work

Object: composed of brass (alloy)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head of Victoria left

  • Text: D. & Co.'s TOY MONEY
  • Location: Obverse
  • Design

Inscription present: Crowned shield in small wreath

  • Text: ONE FLORIN / ONE TENTH OF A POUND
  • Location: Reverse
  • Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.2630-2003
Primary reference Number: 158657
Rogers: 444
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 28 February 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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