Skip to main content

Sixpence: CM.TR.1835-R

An image of Sixpence

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Alternative views

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Die-engraver: Halliday, Thomas
Issuer: Morgan, H.
Manufacturer: Morgan, H.

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Trinity 1313.

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 19.79 mm
Image(width): 19.75 mm

Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (2009-09-01) by Trinity College, Cambridge

Dating

Uncertain 1811 CE - Uncertain 1812 CE

Note

Milled edge

Components of the work

Object composed of silver

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Shield of arms on laurel wreath, legend above and below

  • Text: SIX-PENNY / SILVER TOKEN
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Legend in three lines with issuer's initials in exergue, all in double wreath in milled border

  • Text: SIX / PENNY / TOKEN // H·M
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.TR.1835-R
Primary reference Number: 170519
Dalton: 42
Davis: 39
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Sixpence" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/170519 Accessed: 2024-05-29 02:39:10

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/170519 |title=Sixpence |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-05-29 02:39:10|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/objects/object-170519

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

<div class="text-center">
    <figure class="figure">
        <img src="https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/imagestore/cm/cm26/CM_TR_1835_R_281_29.jpg"
        alt="Sixpence"
        class="img-fluid" />
        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Sixpence</figcaption>
    </figure>
</div>
    

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...