Humfrey Wanley - 1720-05-17

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Humfrey Wanley, 1720/05/17

Humfrey Wanley - 1720-05-17
FINA IDUnique ID of the page  16478
InstitutionName of Institution.
InventoryInventory number.
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. Andrew Fountaine, Robert Harley, Nicolas Fouquet
Publication dateDate when the publication was issued: day - month - year . May 17, 1720
KeywordNumismatic Keywords  Collection Storage , Coin Cabinet
LiteratureReference to literature. Wright - Wright 1966, p. 471, Burnett 2020b, p. 1040 n. 2822
LanguageLanguage of the correspondence English
External LinkLink to external information, e.g. Wikpedia 
Grand documentOriginal passage from the "Grand document".

'My Lord bought of Sir Andrew Fountaine Cabinet with Drawers (or Cards) for Medals; it will hold 1944 several Medals, & ha’s besides two deeper Drawers at the Bottom. It formerly belonged to Monsr Fouquet Surintendant of ye Finances of France' (Wright - Wright 1966, p. 47; Burnett 2020b, p. 1040 n. 282)


  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.