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Farthing: CM.BI.1975-R

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Maker(s)

Uncertain Jacobs, Benjamin (Die-engraver)
Orchard, Robert (Issuer)
Inferred Skidmore, John (Manufacturer)

Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 21.58 mm
Image(width): 22.33 mm
Weight: 3.79 g

Place(s) associated

  • Sawbridgeworth

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown (2008)

Dating

Production date: AD 1804

Note

Plain edge

Components of the work

Object composed of copper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Orchard right with legends around

  • Text: ROBERT ORCHARD GROCER & TEA DEALER N.o 34 GREEK ST.CORNER CHURCH ST.SOHO / LONDON 1804
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: View of tall warehouse

  • Text: ROBERT � ORCHARD � TEA � WAREHOUSE � CORNER OF CHURCH ST/ � AND � // AT SAWBRIDGEWORTH HERTS
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.BI.1975-R
Primary reference Number: 165069
Dalton & Hamer: 1063
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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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