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Penny: CM.4.395-1922

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Die-engraver: Halliday, Thomas
Issuer: Rushbury, George (Inferred)
Issuer: Woolley, Edward (Inferred)
Manufacturer: Kempson, Peter (Uncertain)




History note: Perceval 395.

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 34.79 mm
Image(width): 35.04 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Bilston

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1811


Milled edge

Components of the work

Object composed of copper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Ermined bust of King George III right, legend around in circle of points

  • Text: A POUND NOTE FOR 240 TOKENS / 1811
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Frontage of building with tower, legend beneath and around in circle of points

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.4.395-1922
Primary reference Number: 170290
Withers: 133a
Davis: -
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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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