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Florin: CM.3295-2003

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Object information

Maker(s)

After Strasbourg (State)
After Strasbourg (Mint)

Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 39.3 mm
Image(width): 39.8 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Uncertain 1980 - 2001

Note

Copy of undated 60 Kreuzer coin with denomination and date altered by means of new reverse legend

Components of the work

Object: composed of plastic

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Large lily in ornamented band with decorations above in circle of points, outside which legend in reeded border

  • Text: * CAFES LEGAL * 1668 * STRASBOURG * FLORIN *
  • Location: Obverse
  • Design

Inscription present: City arms of Strasbourg with denomination above in circle of points, legend outside in reeded border

  • Text: * MONETA*NOVA*REIP*ARGENTINENSIS¬∑
  • Location: Reverse
  • Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.3295-2003
Primary reference Number: 159322
Weise: cf. 2439
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 1 September 2020 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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