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Farthing: CM.655-1923

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Die-engraver: Jacobs, Benjamin (Uncertain)
Issuer: Pidcock, Gilbert
Manufacturer: Skidmore, John (Inferred)




History note: Ex coll. Francis Jenkinson, University Librarian.

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 21.63 mm
Image(width): 22.08 mm
Weight: 3.68 g

Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1923-10-16) by Jenkinson, Francis, Mrs


Production date: AD 1801


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Components of the work

Object composed of copper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Wanderow seated quarter-right with stem, hind paws clasped

  • Text: THE WANDEROW / 1801
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Pelican standing right

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.655-1923
Primary reference Number: 165074
Dalton & Hamer: 1073
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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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