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Halfpenny: CM.666-1923

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Issuer: uncertain

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Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 29.08 mm
Image(width): 29.5 mm
Weight: 13.15 g

Place(s) associated

  • Coalbrookdale

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1792

Components of the work

Object composed of copper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: View of a bridge with a vessel sailing under, legend above and in border around

  • Text: IRON BRIDGE AT COALBROOK DALE / 1792 // ERECTED / ANNO 1779 / SPAN 100 FEET
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: The engine of the Ketley inclined plane with worker standing left at right, legend in exergue

  • Text: INCLINED PLANE / AT KETLEY / 1789
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: PAYABLE AT COALBROOK-DALE AND KETLEY

  • Location: Edge
  • Type: Marginal inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.666-1923
Primary reference Number: 165120
Dalton & Hamer: 10
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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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