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Sixpence: CM.4.398-1922

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Maker(s)

Halliday, Thomas (Die-engraver)
Cattle (Issuer)
Barber (Issuer)

Notes

History note: Perceval 398.

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 18.42 mm
Image(width): 18.79 mm

Place(s) associated

  • York

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1922-12-03) by Perceval, Spencer George

Dating

Production date: AD 1811

Note

Milled edge

Components of the work

Object composed of silver

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Shield of arms on laurel and palm sprays, two berries at left, legend above and below, in milled border

  • Text: YORK / 1811
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Issuers' names in three lines between rosettes and trefoils, legend around in milled border

  • Text: CATTLE / AND / BARBER // SIX PENCE / SILVER TOKEN
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.4.398-1922
Primary reference Number: 170595
Dalton: 96
Davis: 74
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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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