Humfrey Wanley - 1721-01-19

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Humfrey Wanley, 1721/01/19

Humfrey Wanley - 1721-01-19
FINA IDUnique ID of the page  15461
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. William Wake, William Sherard, William Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Devonshire, Thomas Herbert, Robert Harley
Publication dateDate when the publication was issued: day - month - year . January 19, 1721
KeywordNumismatic Keywords  Coin Sale
LiteratureReference to literature. Wright - Wright 1966, pp. 82-31, Burnett 2020b, pp. 409 n. 234, 615, 1016 n. 105, 1026 n. 1882
LanguageLanguage of the correspondence English
External LinkLink to external information, e.g. Wikpedia 
Grand documentOriginal passage from the "Grand document".

'Dr. Sherard came, & said that although the Archbishop of Canterbry ha's offer’d to trat with him [Sherard] for those old Coins which still remain in his [Sherard’s] Possession; (he having sold many already to the D. of Devonshire, & the Earl of Penbroke [sic]); my Lord [Harley] may have them if he please's at his own price.' (Wright - Wright 1966, pp. 82-3; Burnett 2020b, pp. 409 n. 234, 615, 1016 n. 105, 1026 n. 188)


  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.