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Halfpenny: CM.2199-1918

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Die-engraver: Dumarest, Rambert
Issuer: Taylor, W.
Issuer: Moody, Richard Vernon
Manufacturer: Boulton, Matthew

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Notes

History note: Dewick 575.

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 27.58 mm
Image(width): 27.96 mm
Weight: 11.14 g

Place(s) associated

  • Portsmouth

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1918) by Dewick, E. C.

Dating

Production date: AD 1791

Components of the work

Object composed of copper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Helmeted bust of Sir Bevois right

  • Text: Sr. BEVOIS SOUTHAMPTON
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Shield of arms with date above

  • Text: PROMISSORY HALFPENNY
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: PAYABLE AT THE OFFICE OF W. TAYLOR R. V. MOODY & CO.

  • Location: Edge
  • Type: Marginal inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.2199-1918
Primary reference Number: 164744
Dalton & Hamer: 89
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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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