Ralph Thoresby - John Sharp - 1698/9-01-07

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Ralph Thoresby

Ralph Thoresby - John Sharp - 1698/9-01-07
FINA IDUnique ID of the page  14382
InstitutionName of Institution. Gloucestershire Archives
InventoryInventory number. D3549/6/5/5
AuthorAuthor of the document. Ralph Thoresby
RecipientRecipient of the correspondence. John Sharp I
Correspondence dateDate when the correspondence was written: day - month - year . January 7, 1698
PlacePlace of publication of the book, composition of the document or institution.
Associated personsNames of Persons who are mentioned in the annotation.
LiteratureReference to literature. Burnett 2020b, p. 15051
KeywordNumismatic Keywords  English
LanguageLanguage of the correspondence English
External LinkLink to external information, e.g. Wikpedia 
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Grand documentOriginal passage from the "Grand document".

'The more distinctly I peruse your Lordships most Accurate Observations on our English Silver Coins, the more I am ravished with them, they give me that Satisfaction in some scruples, yt I had tho’t had been impossible to have rec’d either from the most criticall Author living, or most Judicious of former Ages. [long list of many of RT’s coins with notes].'

(Burnett 2020b, p. 1505)


  1. ^  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.