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Sixpence: CM.BI.2654-R

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Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Die-engraver: Halliday, Thomas
Issuer: Garratt, Francis
Issuer: Terrell, William
Issuer: Bird, Edward
Issuer: Beck, Launcelot
Grigg, Francis Hore

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Notes

History note: Fry 363.

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 19.92 mm
Image(width): 20.08 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Bristol

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2009-09-02) by Fry, Geoffrey

Dating

Production date: before AD 1811-08-22

Note

Milled edge

Components of the work

Object composed of silver

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Castle flying flag from left tower with ship passing behind at left flying flags from masts, all in garter bearing legend with crest, legend around in milled border

  • Text: VIRTUTE ET INDUSTRIA / BRISTOL TOKEN FOR VI PENCE
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

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

  • Text: TO FACILITATE TRADE · / ISSUED IN BRISTOL AUGT 22·1811 // PAYABLE / BY MESSRS / FRAN GARRATT / WR TERRELL / EDWN BIRD / LAMT BECK & / FRAN H / GRIGG
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.BI.2654-R
Primary reference Number: 170554
Dalton: 57
Davis: 52
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 7 September 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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