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Halfpenny: CM.660-1923

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Issuer: Lambe, M.

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Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 28.58 mm
Image(width): 28.58 mm
Weight: 10.41 g

Place(s) associated

  • Bath

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1794

Components of the work

Object composed of copper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Camel standing left beneath rays of sun, a star in exergue

  • Text: TEAS COFFEES SPICES & SUGAR
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Front view of town building, legends above and below and in border around

  • Text: INDIA HOUSE / 1794 // M. LAMBE & SON TEA-DEALERS & GROCERS BATH
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: PAYABLE BY M. LAMBE & SON

  • Location: Edge
  • Type: Marginal inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.660-1923
Primary reference Number: 165142
Dalton & Hamer: 50
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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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