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Halfpenny: CM.48b-1921

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Die-engraver: Halliday, Thomas
Issuer: Picard, John Kirby
Manufacturer: Thomason, Edward



Measurements and weight

Image(height): 28.33 mm
Image(width): 28.29 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Hull (N.E.)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1921-05-27) by Carter, Catherine, Miss


1812-07-22 CE - Uncertain 1812-08-12 CE


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Components of the work

Object composed of copper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Laureate bust of Duke of Wellington left, legend around, in circle

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Legend in eight lines in circle with legend around in circle

  • Text: VIMIERA AUG21·1808.TALAVERA JULY28·1809.ALMEIDA MAY5·1811 * // CUIDAD / RODRIGO / JAN.19.1812. / BADAJOZ / APRIL 2·1812. / SALAMANCA / JULY 22·1812. / &c· &c· &c
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.48b-1921
Primary reference Number: 170392
Withers: 1520
Davis: 102
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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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