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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1979.428.668
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
One Pfennig Coin
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
1859
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/179275
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Copper
Dimensions
1.7 cm diam. x 0.1 cm depth (11/16 x 1/16 in.)
Denomination
pfennig
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: reverse: SCHEIDEMÜNZE / 1 / PFENNING / 1859
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1979
Object Number
1979.428.668
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: crowned shield with emblem of smaller shield over quartered field: two lions rampant, one diagonal stripes, one indistinguishable, all surrounded by wreath of leaves.

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