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Sovereign (coin): CM.2736-2003

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Ruler: Victoria (1837-1901) (Struck in the name of)
Issuer: Balmberger, C.
Mint: Nuremberg
Origin: Nüremberg

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Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 12.5 mm
Image(width): 12.7 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Nuremburg

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Circa 1893 CE - Uncertain 1902 CE

Note

Obverse die broken

Components of the work

Object composed of brass (alloy)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Victoria left

  • Text: BAVARIEN SPIELMARKE
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: St George and dragon

  • Text: 1887
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.2736-2003
Primary reference Number: 158763
Rogers: 620
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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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