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Halfpenny, 1853, engraved 'Shag for ever', with hat and pipe: CM.5541-2018

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Titles

Halfpenny, 1853, engraved 'Shag for ever', with hat and pipe

Maker(s)

Ruler: Victoria (1837-1901)
State: United Kingdom

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Legal notes

Presented by Art Fund, 2018

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 34 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2018) by Scott, J. Gavin The Art Fund

Dating

Production date: AD 1853

Materials used in production

Copper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: inscription plus a hat and pipe added to the bust

  • Text: Shag For Ever
  • Location: Obverse
  • Method of creation: Engraved

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.5541-2018
Primary reference Number: 313024
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 9 August 2023 Updated: Monday 12 February 2024 Last processed: Monday 12 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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