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Halfpenny: CM.P.323-1960

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Current Location: In storage


Boorman, I.H. (Issuer)

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 27.25 mm
Image(width): 27.63 mm
Weight: 9.17 g

Place(s) associated

  • East Grinstead

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1795

Components of the work

Object composed of copper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Freemasons' Arms with supporters, a dove left on globe above and motto "AMOR HONOR ET JUSTITIA" on scroll beneath

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Issuer's cipher with scales above, date below

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: PAYABLE AT I + H BOORMAN � X �

  • Location: Edge
  • Type: Marginal inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.P.323-1960
Primary reference Number: 165228
Dalton & Hamer: 22
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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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