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Penny: CM.SL.58-R

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Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Die-engraver: Willets, Thomas (Uncertain)
Issuer: Birmingham Workhouse
Manufacturer: Laugher, H. (Uncertain)

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Measurements and weight

Image(height): 38.29 mm
Image(width): 38 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Birmingham

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (2008-09-01) by Master and Fellows of Selwyn College

Dating

Production date: AD 1812

Note

Grained edge

Components of the work

Object composed of copper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: View of west front of Birmingham workhouse with date beneath and legend around

  • Text: BIRMINGHAM / ONE PENNY
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Shield of arms with legend above and below, all in circle of points

  • Text: ONE POUND NOTE / PAYABLE AT // THE WORKHOUSE / FOR 240 TOKENS
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.SL.58-R
Primary reference Number: 170315
Withers: 392
Davis: 38
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 7 September 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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