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Penny, 1938, engraved with a hammer and sickle symbol and 'V' over Britannia: CM.5474-2018

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Penny, 1938, engraved with a hammer and sickle symbol and 'V' over Britannia

Maker(s)

Ruler: George VI (1936-52)
State: United Kingdom

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Legal notes

Presented by Art Fund, 2018

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1938

Materials used in production

Bronze

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: hammer and sickle / 'V'
  • Location: Reverse
  • Method of creation: Engraved

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.5474-2018
Primary reference Number: 313033
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 9 August 2023 Updated: Wednesday 14 February 2024 Last processed: Wednesday 14 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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