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Shilling: CM.BI.2685-R

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Die-engraver: Halliday, Thomas (Inferred)




History note: No provenance.

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 24.71 mm
Image(width): 24.46 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Merthyr Tydfil

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown (2009-09-04)


Production date: before AD 1811-09-05


Milled edge

Components of the work

Object composed of silver

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: View of foundry with smoking chimneys in circle with wreath around in milled border

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Legend in three lines in circle with legend around in circle and circle of points

  • Text: ONE / SHILLING / TOKEN // MERTHYR / * 5 SEP 1811 *
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.BI.2685-R
Primary reference Number: 170603
Dalton: 2
Davis: -
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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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