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Farthing: CM.5.2610-1933

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Lambe, M. (Issuer)

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 23.33 mm
Image(width): 23.17 mm
Weight: 4.48 g

Place(s) associated

  • Bath

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933-01-01) by Henderson, James Stewart

Dating

Production date: AD 1794

Note

Plain edge

Components of the work

Object composed of copper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Tea chest lettered in Greek and mock-Chinese characters and bearing legend "M´┐ŻLAMBE / & SON / GROCERS / BATH"

  • Text: SPICES ~ TEAS ~ SUGARS / COFFEES
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: View of large town building

  • Text: STALL STREET BATH // INDIA HOUSE / * 1794 *
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.5.2610-1933
Primary reference Number: 165162
Dalton & Hamer: 111
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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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