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Penny: CM.TR.1626-R

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Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Die-engraver: Halliday, Thomas
Issuer: Overseers of the Poor

Entities

Categories

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 34.33 mm
Image(width): 34.29 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Sheffield

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1958-01-16) by Trinity College, Cambridge

Dating

Production date: AD 1813

Note

Grained edge

Components of the work

Object composed of copper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: View of workhouse with legend around

  • Text: OVERSEERS OF THE POOR / · 1813 ·
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Justice standing facing with palm, left arm raised to chest, on pedestal with legend around

  • Text: SHEFFIELD PENNY TOKEN
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.TR.1626-R
Primary reference Number: 170329
Withers: 1005
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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