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Halfpenny: CM.TR.1471-R

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Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Issuer: Howard, John, Esq. (Struck in the name of)
Issuer: Gye, William

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Measurements and weight

Image(height): 27.63 mm
Image(width): 27.96 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Bristol

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1958-01-16) by Trinity College, Cambridge

Dating

Uncertain 1787 CE - Uncertain 1805 CE

Components of the work

Object composed of copper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Howard left

  • Text: IOHN HOWARD F R S. / HALFPENNY
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Female figure seated left pointing with right hand to instruct boy with key to open doors of a jail at left, the inscription "GO FORTH" radiant above, all in circle of points outside which legend in milled border

  • Text: [rosette] REMEMBER THE DEBTORS IN ILCHESTER GOAL.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: PAYABLE IN LANCASTER LONDON OR BRISTOL

  • Location: Edge
  • Type: Marginal inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.TR.1471-R
Primary reference Number: 164446
Dalton & Hamer: 36c
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 7 September 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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