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Halfpenny: CM.BI.1833-R

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Dixon, Roger (Die-engraver)
Guest, Thomas Douglas (Issuer)
Lutwyche, William (Manufacturer)


History note: No recorded provenance; probably ex Rattey Collection, given first half of 1917

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 27.71 mm
Image(width): 28.04 mm
Weight: 8.72 g

Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown (2008)


Production date: AD/CE 1795


Milled edge

Components of the work

Object: composed of copper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Royal arms, crest and supporters

  • Location: Obverse
  • Design

Inscription present: Left to right, lady's slipper left, boot left and shoe right, above denomination over date

  • Location: Reverse
  • Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.BI.1833-R
Primary reference Number: 164897
Dalton & Hamer: 308e
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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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