Humfrey Wanley - 1696-07-17

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Humfrey Wanley, London, 1696/07/17

Humfrey Wanley - 1696-07-17
FINA IDUnique ID of the page  14181
InstitutionName of Institution. London, British Library
InventoryInventory number. MS Harley 6466, f.83r
PlacePlace of publication of the book, composition of the document or institution. London 51° 31' 47.68" N, 0° 7' 39.68" W
AuthorAuthor of the document. Humfrey Wanley
Associated personsNames of Persons who are mentioned in the annotation.
Publication dateDate when the publication was issued: day - month - year . July 17, 1696
KeywordNumismatic Keywords  Coin Collection , Ancient Coins , Julius Caesar , Augustus , Bronze
LiteratureReference to literature. Burnett 2020b, p. 12441
LanguageLanguage of the correspondence English
External LinkLink to external information, e.g. Wikpedia 
Grand documentOriginal passage from the "Grand document".

'This is the present state of my little Collection of ancient coins which I have either bought, or else received from some of my Friends
1 Julius Caesar. Augustus. in Copper as all the rest are, or Brass Mod 2di
[a list of a further 59 coins follows, from Nero to the 4th century].

(BL, MS Harley 6466, f.83r; Burnett 2020b, p. 1244)


  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.