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Halfpenny: CM.BI.1677-R

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Maker(s)

Struck in the name of George IV (1820-30) (Ruler)

Notes

History note: No recorded provenance; probably ex Rattey Collection, given first half of 1917

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 28.13 mm
Image(width): 27.88 mm
Weight: 9.24 g

Place(s) associated

  • Warley

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown (2008)

Dating

Production date: AD/CE 1794

Components of the work

Object: composed of copper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Prince George right

  • Text: GEORGE PRINCE OF WALES.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Design

Inscription present: Crest and motto of Prince of Wales

  • Text: HALFPENNY. / 1794
  • Location: Reverse
  • Design

Inscription present: WARLEY CAMP HALFPENNY MDCCXCIV � X � X � X

  • Location: Edge
  • Marginal inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.BI.1677-R
Primary reference Number: 164691
Dalton & Hamer: 38a
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Halfpenny" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/164691 Accessed: 2021-12-07 09:40:57

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