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Halfpenny: CM.3081-2003

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Maker(s)

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

Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 17.6 mm
Image(width): 17.3 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 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 PENNY
  • Location: Obverse
  • Design

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

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

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.3081-2003
Primary reference Number: 159108
Rogers: 1216
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 14 March 2019 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Halfpenny" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/159108 Accessed: 2021-12-02 07:37:38

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