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Farthing: CM.BI.1904-R

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Die-engraver: James, Charles (C18th engraver)
Issuer: Spence, Thomas
Manufacturer: Skidmore, John (Inferred)

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Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 19.67 mm
Image(width): 19.63 mm
Weight: 3.87 g

Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown (2008)

Dating

Production date: AD 1795

Note

Plain edge

Components of the work

Object composed of copper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Cat seated left with tail curled around, engraver's signature in exergue

  • Text: IN � SOCIETY � LIVE � FREE � LIKE � ME / 17 �*�95
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Hand holding open book, spine horizontal, lettered "PIGS / MEAT", legend around and border bearing legend without

  • Text: * IF LORDS ALL MANKIND ARE * * / THEN THEY YE RENTS SHOU'D SHARE
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.BI.1904-R
Primary reference Number: 165078
Dalton & Hamer: 1091
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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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