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Halfpenny: CM.BI.1968-R

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Object information


Skidmore, John (Manufacturer)


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

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 27.54 mm
Image(width): 27.96 mm
Weight: 9.97 g

Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown (2008)


Uncertain 1787 CE - Uncertain 1805 CE


Milled edge

Components of the work

Object: composed of copper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Earl Stanhope left

  • Location: Obverse
  • Design

Inscription present: Tomb of John Hampden & Algernon Sidney aflame beneath radiant Liberty cap, wreath beneath all

  • Location: Reverse
  • Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.BI.1968-R
Primary reference Number: 165060
Dalton & Hamer: 1040
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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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