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Halfpenny: CM.BI.2076-R

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Issuer: Goer, 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): 28.96 mm
Image(width): 29.13 mm
Weight: 9.55 g

Place(s) associated

  • Bury St Edmunds

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown (2008)

Dating

Uncertain 1787 CE - Uncertain 1805 CE

Note

Mule of D & H Suffolk 25 & 27; plain edge, reverse die cracked

Components of the work

Object composed of copper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Shield of arms and crest of Bury St Edmunds

  • Text: SUCCESS TO THE PLOUGH & FLEECE
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Legend in five lines

  • Text: PAYABLE / AT / JAM.S GOERS / IRONMONGER / BURY
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.BI.2076-R
Primary reference Number: 165194
Dalton & Hamer: 25/27
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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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