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Halfpenny: CM.P.315-1960

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Die-engraver: James, Charles (C18th engraver) (Uncertain)

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Measurements and weight

Image(height): 30.54 mm
Image(width): 30.46 mm
Weight: 10.22 g

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1795

Note

Plain edge

Components of the work

Object composed of copper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: View of Bastille under assault by mob, a man on horseback left before pointing left with stick, cannon barrels littering floor

  • Text: HALFPENNY
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Division across with ships at sea above, trophies of war below, date in exergue

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.P.315-1960
Primary reference Number: 165216
Dalton & Hamer: 9
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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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