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Halfpenny: CM.5.2591-1933

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Die-engraver: Mainwaring, William
Issuer: Sheward, William
Manufacturer: Lutwyche, William

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Measurements and weight

Image(height): 30.04 mm
Image(width): 31.08 mm
Weight: 12.61 g

Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933-01-01) by Henderson, James Stewart

Dating

Production date: AD 1792

Note

Milled edge

Components of the work

Object composed of copper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Shakespeare left

  • Text: LONDON & MIDDLESEX.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Woman seated left on package with cornucopia, right hand extended toward ship in background at left, date in exergue

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

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.5.2591-1933
Primary reference Number: 165020
Dalton & Hamer: 928
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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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