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Farthing: CM.GC.59-R

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Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

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

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Measurements and weight

Image(height): 21.92 mm
Image(width): 22.13 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Dundee

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1941-05-22) by Girton College

Dating

Production date: AD 1797

Note

Plain edge

Components of the work

Object composed of copper Weight 4.84 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Horse and cart left laden with two bundles marked DR and TR, designer's signature in exergue

  • Text: SIC ITUR AD OPES
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Frontage of large civic building with columns and tower that divides date

  • Text: * * DUNDEE FARTHING * * // TRADES ALL
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.GC.59-R
Primary reference Number: 164549
Dalton & Hamer: 42
Othernumber: 65-1941
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 7 September 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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