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The Mint Birmingham: CM.48-1997

An image of British Isles

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Titles

The Mint Birmingham

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1997) by Mossop, John, Mrs

Components of the work

Object: composed of bronze Diameter (min) 25.4 mm Diameter 25.4 mm Weight 5.64 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: A coat of arms shown in which two figures stand either side of a shield. On the left a male figure holds an axe, on the right a female figure holds a sword, a hand holding an axe comes from the top of the shield.

  • Text: Above: MINT BIRMINGHAM In exergue: LIMITED
  • Location: Obverse
  • Design

Inscription present: Inscription on border around and in centre

  • Text: On border around: COINS TO THE ENGLISH & FOREIN GOVERNMENTS In centre: FORMERLY RALPH HEATON & SONS
  • Location: Reverse
  • Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.48-1997
Primary reference Number: 229606
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 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) "British Isles" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/229606 Accessed: 2022-01-19 23:14:56

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