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Penny: CM.4.406-1922

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Maker(s)

Die-engraver: Wyon, Peter
Issuer: Cox, William (Wilts, C19th)

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Notes

History note: Perceval 406.

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 35.33 mm
Image(width): 35.54 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Taunton

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1922-12-03) by Perceval, Spencer George

Dating

Uncertain 1811 CE - Uncertain 1820 CE

Note

Grained edge

Components of the work

Object composed of copper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Workman standing away at forge with tongs and machinery at left, all in circle with legend around in circle of points

  • Text: TAUNTON / PENNY TOKEN
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Legend in four lines with legend around

  • Text: PAYABLE AT MESS_RS COX'S / · IRON FOUNDRY · // A POUND / NOTE / FOR 240 / TOKENS
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.4.406-1922
Primary reference Number: 170283
Withers: 1125
Davis: 121
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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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