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Coins

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Catalogue of Ancient British Coins

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6091
Scope and Contents

'Catalogue of the Ancient British coins found at East Wittering Sussex in 1875-6', 76 folios. There is a separate page for each type of coin, with an illustration, description and details of individual specimens. Attached to fo. 2 is a letter to F.J.H. Jenkinson, 2 April [1918], from Mrs Margaret L. Reid, whose father, Henry Willett, found most of the coins.

Dates: 1877-1918
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Sub-Series

Correspondence on decimal coinage, 1846 - 1858

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/349
Scope and Contents Correspondence on decimal coinage. The correspondents include Sir J.F.W. Herschel, J.G.S. Lefevre, Sir J.W. Lubbock, Professor W.H. Miller, the Revd G. Peacock, the Earl of Rosse, the Revd R. Sheepshanks, Lord Wrottesley and A. de Morgan. The papers include many printed documents on decimal coinage; weights and measures; the coinage of copper; questions asked by Lord Overstone to the Decimal Coinage Commissioners, with answers; a French paper on bronze money; and newspaper and magazine...
Dates: 1846 - 1858
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on standards, 1858 - 1862

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/357
Scope and Contents Official and general correspondence on standards. The correspondents include Sir J.F.W. Herschel, Sir J.W. Lubbock, Professor W.H. Miller, W. De La Rue, A. de Morgan and General E. Sabine. The subjects covered include 'distribution of copies of the Accounts of Construction of the National Standards to the countries and institutions to which copies of the standards were sent' and 'payment of expenses for printing the Account of Construction of Standards'. There are printed papers, including...
Dates: 1858 - 1862
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Ezechiel Spanheim: Numismata Imperatoria

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5976
Scope and Contents

52 folios: (p. vii) E. Spanheim, 'Numismata imperatoria secundum varios Raritatis Gradus', in Latin; (p. 32) Roger Gale, 'Essay towards the Recovery of the Courses of the four great Roman Ways', in English. Inside the front cover is the bookplate of Sir Henry Edward Bunbury, Bart.

Dates: 1710 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

George Bird Burrell: Catalogue of Possessions

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5906
Scope and Contents

A catalogue of manuscripts, books, coins and miscellaneous antiquities in the possession of George Bird Burrell. Fos 3 and 65-84 are blank. Inside the front cover is the bookplate of G.B. Burrell.

Dates: 1811
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers on the International Coinage Commission, 1852 - 1868

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/446
Scope and Contents

Printed papers of the International Coinage Commission and correspondence with its members, 1867-1868, with related reports and papers from other committees, 1852-1868.

Dates: 1852 - 1868
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds — Object MS Add.7651 Great Seal of England engraving

Wyon Family: Business and Personal Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7651
Scope and Contents

The collection contains family and personal correspondence, and also genealogical papers mostly compiled by Walter J. Wyon. There are papers relating to the family's official work, and also to their private commissions as medallists, engravers and sculptors.

Dates: 1800-1950 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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