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British Empire Exhibition: CM.91-2009

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Current Location: In storage


British Empire Exhibition


Designer: Preston, E. Carter
Manufacturer: Royal Mint




History note: Given by the Royal Numismatic Society, c/o Mr Joe Cribb (President), Department of Coins and Medals, British Museum

Measurements and weight

Weight: 130.38 g

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2009-03-02) by The Royal Numismatic Society


Production date: AD 1924

Components of the work

Minimum Diameter 50 mm
Maximum Diameter 78 mm

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Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Victoria seated on a dias, right, holding model of Victory; five attendants before her holding staves topped with various animals representing British Possessions in the five continents.

  • Text: (on dias) BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION/ 1924
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design
  • Text: (on tablet) MAKE ALL SURE/ WE ARE ONE
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.91-2009
Primary reference Number: 197178
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Created: Monday 22 April 2013 Updated: Tuesday 1 September 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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