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Penny: CM.BI.2062-R

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Issuer: Conder, James

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Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 33.75 mm
Image(width): 33.5 mm
Weight: 17.14 g

Place(s) associated

  • Ipswich

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown (2008)

Dating

Production date: AD 1796

Note

Reverse die cracked

Components of the work

Object composed of copper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Cardinal Wolsey left

  • Text: CARDINAL WOLSEY BORN AT IPSWICH 1471
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Legend in seven lines in milled border

  • Text: PAYABLE / AT / CONDER'S / DRAPERY / WAREHOUSE / IPSWICH / 1796
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: I PROMISE TO PAY ON DEMAND THE BEARER ONE PENNY X

  • Location: Edge
  • Type: Marginal inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.BI.2062-R
Primary reference Number: 165179
Dalton & Hamer: 11
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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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