Heneage Finch - William Courten - 1700/1-02-07

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Heneage Finch, 5th Earl of Winchilsea

Heneage Finch - William Courten - 1700/1-02-07
FINA IDUnique ID of the page  15838
InstitutionName of Institution. London, British Library
InventoryInventory number. Sloane MS 3962, ff.284-7 & 275
AuthorAuthor of the document. Heneage Finch, 5th Earl of Winchilsea
RecipientRecipient of the correspondence. William Courten
Correspondence dateDate when the correspondence was written: day - month - year . February 7, 1701
PlacePlace of publication of the book, composition of the document or institution.
Associated personsNames of Persons who are mentioned in the annotation. Heneage Finch
LiteratureReference to literature. Burnett 2020b, pp. 575, 776 n. 115, 10001
KeywordNumismatic Keywords  Athens , Plataea , Coin Drawings
LanguageLanguage of the correspondence English
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Grand documentOriginal passage from the "Grand document".

'[Two coins, one a new-style tetradrachm of Athens and one a stater of Plataea] are lately come into my hands with several others, though brought from beyond, yea, many years ago by my father...' (London, British Library, Sloane MS 3962, ff.284-7; Burnett 2020b, p. 575). Drawings of the coins were enclosed (London, British Library, Sloane MS 3962, f.275).


  1. ^  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.