Humfrey Wanley - 1725-03-16

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Humfrey Wanley, 1725/03/16

Humfrey Wanley - 1725-03-16
FINA IDUnique ID of the page  16079
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 . March 16, 1725
KeywordNumismatic Keywords  Arabic , Cufic
LiteratureReference to literature. Wright - Wright 1966, pp. 347-81, Burnett 2020b, p. 6662
LanguageLanguage of the correspondence English
External LinkLink to external information, e.g. Wikpedia 
Grand documentOriginal passage from the "Grand document".

'Upon a Letter I received from Doctor Sherard, upon my Lords Order, I went to him this morning, & brought with me ... an old Arabian Copper Coin, whose Legend is in Cufic Letters.' (Wright - Wright 1966, pp. 347-8; Burnett 2020b, p. 666)


  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.