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Halfpenny: CM.TR.1520-R

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Artist: Wright, James, junior
Manufacturer: Kempson, Peter



Measurements and weight

Image(height): 27.88 mm
Image(width): 27.67 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Dundee

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1796


Engrailed edge

Components of the work

Object composed of copper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: View of Dundee Infirmary with engraver's signature beneath in oval

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Two-masted ship lying left away behind quay at left, a distant coastline visible at right, arms and supporters of City of Dundee in exergue with motto "DEI DONUM2 above

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.TR.1520-R
Primary reference Number: 164543
Dalton & Hamer: 16
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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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