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Halfpenny: CM.BI.2278-R

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Die-engraver: James, Charles (C18th engraver)
Issuer: Campbell, E. (Edinburgh, C18th)
Manufacturer: James, Charles (C18th engraver)

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Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 28.08 mm
Image(width): 28.5 mm
Weight: 10.57 g

Place(s) associated

  • Edinburgh

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown (2008)

Dating

Production date: AD 1795

Note

Plain edge

Components of the work

Object composed of copper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Turk's head left with engraver's signature beneath truncation

  • Text: PAYABLE AT CAMPBELLS SNUFF SHOP
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Snuff jar bearing panel reading "79", date beneath

  • Text: SAINT ANDREWS STREET EDINBURGH *
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.BI.2278-R
Primary reference Number: 165438
Dalton & Hamer: 13a
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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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