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Penny: CM.3325-2003

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Object information

Maker(s)

Struck in the name of George V (1910-36) (Ruler)
After South Africa (State)

Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 30.6 mm
Image(width): 30.4 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Uncertain 1949 - 2001

Components of the work

Object: composed of plastic

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Crowned bust of George V left with legend around

  • Text: GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR
  • Location: Obverse
  • Design

Inscription present: Three-mastered ship quarter right away on field of waves with legend around and denomination below between two rosettes, all in circle of points

  • Text: SOUTH·AFRICA·1934·SUID·AFRIKA
  • Location: Reverse
  • Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.3325-2003
Primary reference Number: 159352
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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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