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Sixpence: CM.BI.2600-R

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Maker(s)

Halliday, Thomas (Die-engraver)
Evans, Joseph (Issuer)
Bowhay, John (Issuer)
Nott, Michael (Issuer)
Gribble, R. (Issuer)

Notes

History note: No provenance.

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 19.71 mm
Image(width): 19.54 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Barnstaple

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown (2009-08-27)

Dating

Production date: before AD/CE 1811-11-14

Note

Milled edge

Components of the work

Object: composed of silver

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Legend in six lines with legend around

  • Text: ISSUED AT BARNSTAPLE 14 NOVEMBER 1811 * // BY MESSRS / JOS. EVANS / JOHN BOWHAY / MICHL NOTT / & / R. GRIBBLE
  • Location: Obverse
  • Design

Inscription present: Plumes of Prince of Wales with legend around in border around which further legend

  • Text: FOR CONVENIENCE OF CHANGE / DEVONSHIRE SILVER TOKEN FOR VI PENCE *
  • Location: Reverse
  • Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.BI.2600-R
Primary reference Number: 170472
Dalton: 15
Davis: 15
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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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Sixpence" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/170472 Accessed: 2021-11-30 16:09:40

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