Stukeley, William - Britannia Metallica

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William Stukeley

Stukeley, William - Britannia Metallica
FINA IDUnique ID of the page  16595
TitleTitel of the book. Britannia Metallica
InstitutionName of Institution. Cambridge, Corpus Christi College
InventoryInventory number. MS 613
AuthorAuthor of the document. William Stukeley
Publication dateDate when the publication was issued: day - month - year .
PlacePlace of publication of the book, composition of the document or institution.
Associated personsNames of Persons who are mentioned in the annotation. Thomas Herbert, Hans Sloane, Heneage Finch, 5th Earl of Winchilsea, Beaupré Bell
KeywordNumismatic Keywords  British Coins , Celtic , Medieval , Roman
LiteratureReference to literature. Allen 19701, Burnett 2020b, p. 913, 3932
LanguageLanguage of the correspondence English
External LinkLink to external information, e.g. Wikpedia 
Grand documentOriginal passage from the "Grand document".

'Entitled ‘Brittish coins drawn by Wm. Stukeley 1720’, with the subtitle Britannia Metallica, accompanied by a depiction of Britannia standing among enlarged coins.' (Burnett 2020b, p. 913). Notes and illustrations of various coins minted in Britain from the Iron Age to medieval period, drawing on various English collections. Also notes hoard provenances of various coins.


  1. ^  Allen, Derek F. (1970), "William Stukeley as a numismatist," Numismatic Chronicle, 10, p. 117-132,
  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.