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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Gold coin.

  • Authority

  • Date

    • 1198
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Weight: 3.44 grammes
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    The Bank of England loaned their Collection to the British Museum in 1865 wishing to make it accessible to the general public. This remained as a separate Collection until 1877 when the Bank Directors decided it would be more useful to the museum and the public if incorporated into the national collection. The Bank of England collection was therefore presented to the British Museum in 1877, any duplicates being sold to create a coins and medals purchase fund.

  • Department

    Coins & Medals

  • Registration number


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