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Twopence: CM.3079-2003

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Issuer: James Galt & Co. Ltd (Uncertain)
Origin: Cheadle (Cheshire)

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Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 26.0 mm
Image(width): 26.0 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Cheadle (Cheshire)

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

1968 CE - Inferred 1981 CE

Components of the work

Object composed of plastic

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Square panel bearing legend "COIN / TOKEN" with legend aboive and denomination below

  • Text: NEW PENCE
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Diamond-shaped panel with legend "Educational", legend around

  • Text: DECIMAL COIN TOKEN
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.3079-2003
Primary reference Number: 159106
Rogers: 1214
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 May 2013 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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