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Penny: CM.BI.2505-R

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Die-engraver: Halliday, Thomas
Issuer: Irvine, Gerard
Manufacturer: Younge
Manufacturer: Deakin




History note: No provenance.

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 35 mm
Image(width): 34.96 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Strabane

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown (2008-09-01)


Production date: AD 1813


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Components of the work

Object composed of copper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Commerce seated left with cornucopia and scales on bale labelled with manufacturer's signature, left arm resting on harp by chair's left side, legend around

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Legend in four lines between laurel and shamrock sprays

  • Text: ONE / PENNY / TOKEN / 1813
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.BI.2505-R
Primary reference Number: 170349
Withers: 1901
Davis: 2
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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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