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Halfpenny: CM.P.318-1960

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Ruler: George IV (1820-30) (Struck in the name of)
Issuer: Maplesden, Richard

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Measurements and weight

Image(height): 28.92 mm
Image(width): 29.25 mm
Weight: 9.75 g

Place(s) associated

  • Brighton

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1960-01-14) by Peterhouse

Dating

Production date: AD 1794

Components of the work

Object composed of copper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Prince Regent right

  • Text: GEORGE PRINCE OF WALES.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Prince of Wales's crest and motto, quills dividing date

  • Text: HALFPENNY
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: BRIGHTON CAMP HALFPENNY � X � X � X � X �

  • Location: Edge
  • Type: Marginal inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.P.318-1960
Primary reference Number: 165211
Dalton & Hamer: 2
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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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