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Halfpenny: CM.BI.2549-R

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Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

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

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Notes

History note: No provenance.

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 28.79 mm
Image(width): 29.25 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Hull (N.E.)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown (2008-09-04)

Dating

1812-08-12 CE - Uncertain 1813-09-08 CE

Note

Grained edge

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

  • Text: HISPANIAM ET LVSITANIAM RESTITVIT WELLINGTON·
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Legend in nine 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. / MADRID / AUG12·1812·
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.BI.2549-R
Primary reference Number: 170408
Withers: 1537
Davis: 108
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Halfpenny" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/170408 Accessed: 2024-07-23 17:14:21

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