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Halfpenny: CM.TR.1572-R

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Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Issuer: Spence, Thomas
Manufacturer: Skidmore, John (Inferred)

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Measurements and weight

Image(height): 27.58 mm
Image(width): 28.71 mm

Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1937-08-11) by Trinity College, Cambridge

Dating

Production date: AD 1795

Note

Unpublished mule of D & H Middx 790 & 689; flawed obverse die

Components of the work

Object composed of copper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Man seated left in prison cell, chained to bunk by leg-irons and gnawing a bone, date in exergue

  • Text: BEFORE THE REVOLUTION
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Tree under which at left man seated right at table and at right three men gathered in conversation

  • Text: AFTER THE REVOLUTION
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: SPENCE X DEALER IN COINS X LONDON X

  • Location: Edge
  • Type: Marginal inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.TR.1572-R
Primary reference Number: 164333
Dalton & Hamer: 790/689
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 6 July 2023 Last processed: Friday 4 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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