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Halfpenny: CM.GC.69-R

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Awaiting location update


Issuer: uncertain



Measurements and weight

Image(height): 29.13 mm
Image(width): 29.08 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Leith

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1797

Components of the work

Object composed of copper Weight 9.02 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Three-masted ship sailing right with laurel-sprays beneath

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Britannia seated right with spear and trefoil leaf, shield leaning against chair at right, date in exergue

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: PAYABLE IN LEITH EDINBURGH & GLASGOW + + +

  • Location: Edge
  • Type: Marginal inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.GC.69-R
Primary reference Number: 164575
Dalton & Hamer: 61
Othernumber: 75-1941
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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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