Humfrey Wanley - 1720-01-18

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Humfrey Wanley, 1720/01/18

Humfrey Wanley - 1720-01-18
FINA IDUnique ID of the page  15891
InstitutionName of Institution. London, British Library
InventoryInventory number. MS Lansdowne 771, f11b
PlacePlace of publication of the book, composition of the document or institution.
AuthorAuthor of the document. Humfrey Wanley
Associated personsNames of Persons who are mentioned in the annotation. John Covel, William Sherard, Samuel Lisle, John Chicheley, Richard Edgcumbe
Publication dateDate when the publication was issued: day - month - year . January 18, 1720
KeywordNumismatic Keywords  Collection Sale , Valuation
LiteratureReference to literature. Wright - Wright 1966, vol. 1, p. 191, Burnett 2020b, p. 5902
LanguageLanguage of the correspondence English
External LinkLink to external information, e.g. Wikpedia 
Grand documentOriginal passage from the "Grand document".

'Dr Sherard & Mr L'Isle came; amongst other Things Dr Sherard related how Dr Covel came to him in Town, & desired him with Mr Edgecombe & Mr Chicheley to sett a Valuation upon his Coins & other Rarities: but th[at] he de[c]lined the doing it.' (BL, Lansdowne MS 771, f.11b; Wright - Wright 1966, p. 19; Burnett 2020b, p. 590)


  1. ^  Wright, C.E. & R.C. Wright (eds.)(1966) The Diary of Humfrey Wanley, 1715-1726, London.
  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.