Hearne, Thomas - Listings of coins in the Bodleian Library

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Thomas Hearne, Oxford

Hearne, Thomas - Listings of coins in the Bodleian Library
FINA IDUnique ID of the page  15520
TitleTitel of the book. Listings of coins in the Bodleian Library
InstitutionName of Institution. Oxford, Ashmolean Museum
PlacePlace of publication of the book, composition of the document or institution. Oxford 51° 45' 7.25" N, 1° 15' 28.26" W
InventoryInventory number. Arch. Bodl. Fol. 4 (formerly Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Rawlinson N1)
AuthorAuthor of the document. Thomas Hearne
Catalogue dateDate when the catalogue was issued: day - month - year .
LanguageLanguage of the correspondence
Associated personsNames of Persons who are mentioned in the annotation. William Raye, William Laud, Ralph Freke, William Freke, Thomas Smith, Martin Benson, Ralph Bathurst, Thomas Sykes
LiteratureReference to literature. Madan 1895-1953, no. 154671, Burnett 2020b, pp. 412, 420-2, 433, 436-8, 6002
External LinkLink to external information, e.g. Wikpedia 
KeywordNumismatic Keywords  Roman , Roman Republican , Roman Imperial , Greek , Gold , Silver , Bodleian Library , Oxford , University Collection
Grand documentOriginal passage from the "Grand document".

A series of listings, mostly made at the very beginning of the 18th century, belonging to Thomas Hearne of

  1. coins given by William Raye;
  2. Greek coins from ‘various’ donors: these include Laud and Freke;
  3. coins given by Thomas Smith;
  4. coins given by Martin Benson;
  5. coins of Ralph Bathurst, given by Thomas Sykes;
  6. Roman Republican from ‘various’ donors;
  7. Imperial gold and silver coins.
RemarksRemarks regarding the annotation. (fr)


  1. ^  Madan, F. (1895-1953) A summary catalogue of Western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford, 7 vols., Oxford, Clarendon Press.
  2. ^  Burnett, Andrew M. (2020), The Hidden Treasures of this Happy Land. A History of Numismatics in Britain from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment, BNS Special Publ. No 14 = RNS Special Publ. No 58, London, Spink & Son.