Humfrey Wanley - 1722-11-13

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Humfrey Wanley, 1722/11/13

Humfrey Wanley - 1722-11-13
FINA IDUnique ID of the page  16480
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 Hawkins
Publication dateDate when the publication was issued: day - month - year . November 13, 1722
KeywordNumismatic Keywords  Local Finds , Edinburgh , Denarii , Constantius , Julian The Apostate, Rings
LiteratureReference to literature. Wright - Wright 1966, p. 1721, Burnett 2020b, p. 1041 n. 2962, Burnett 2020d3
LanguageLanguage of the correspondence English
External LinkLink to external information, e.g. Wikpedia 
Grand documentOriginal passage from the "Grand document".

'Mr Hawkins late Minister of the Tower came to me at Noon, & presented to my Lord six Denarij of Constantius & Julian apostata, with a small silver Ring; all found, as he said about Ten or more Years agoe, in repairing of Edenbourg-Castle, among the Rubbish of an old Roman Wall there.' (Wright - Wright 1966, p. 172; Burnett 2020b, p. 1041 n. 296; Burnett 2020d)


  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.
  3. ^  Burnett, Andrew M. (2020) New light on two Roman hoards from Scotland and Ireland, British Numismatic Journal 90, pp. 193-6.