Collection of coins, medals, tokens & badges by Various artists

A collection mainly consisting of 444 coins from 42 separate countries.


Details

Medium:
Various
Dimensions:
Various
Acquired in:
2006
Bequeathed by:
John McKee through The Art Fund

The earliest coin is an Elizabeth I silver coin from 1562. The bequest also contains 94 medals, including commemorative medals and 2 Napoleon III medals, 28 tokens including a baker's half penny from 1795 and 9 badges including a FA cup tie steward's badge from 1926.

Provenance

John McKee.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

Entry details

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