Humfrey Wanley - 1723-05-24

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Humfrey Wanley, 1723/05/24

Humfrey Wanley - 1723-05-24
FINA IDUnique ID of the page  16476
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 Sherard
Publication dateDate when the publication was issued: day - month - year . May 24, 1723
KeywordNumismatic Keywords  Nero , Bronze
LiteratureReference to literature. Wright - Wright 1966, p. 4161, Burnett 2020b, p. 1039 n. 2742
LanguageLanguage of the correspondence English
External LinkLink to external information, e.g. Wikpedia 
Grand documentOriginal passage from the "Grand document".

'Dr Sherard send’s in some [books etc ], and a Great-Brass Coin of NERO Cutt as the lid of a little round Box, into which was (to have been) neatly fixed the Reverse of some other Emperor, (of such a kind as is not found on NERO’s coins) wherewith the Seller might defraud the wealthy & unway buyer of a good Sum of Money.' (Wright - Wright 1966, p. 416; Burnett 2020b, p. 1039 n. 274)


  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.