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Sixpence: CM.BI.2656-R

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Maker(s)

Issuer: Sheppard, William (Somerset, C19th)

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Notes

History note: Ex coll. Rice Oxley no. 15.

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 19.79 mm
Image(width): 19.88 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Bristol

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Transferred (2009-09-03) by Ashmolean Museum

Dating

Production date: before AD 1811-09-06

Note

Milled edge

Components of the work

Object composed of silver

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Shield of arms with supporters and crest, legend around and date in exergue

  • Text: BRISTOL PAYABLE BY [W.] SHEPPARD·EXCHANGE / SEPT 6 1811
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Denomination in circle with circle of pellets in radiated circle around, legend in milled border around all

  • Text: PENCE / 6 // SOMERSETSHIRE WILTSHIRE / GLOUCESTERSHIRE / SOUTH WALES / AND BRISTOL TOKEN
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.BI.2656-R
Primary reference Number: 170556
Dalton: 65
Davis: 60
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 7 September 2020 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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