Andrew Fountaine - John Covel - 1701-7-9
|FINA IDUnique ID of the page ᵖ||10735|
|InstitutionName of Institution.||London, British Library|
|InventoryInventory number.||Add Ms. 22910, f° 521–2|
|AuthorAuthor of the document.||Andrew Fountaine|
|RecipientRecipient of the correspondence.||John Covel|
|Correspondence dateDate when the correspondence was written: day - month - year .||July 9, 1701|
|PlacePlace of publication of the book, composition of the document or institution.||Amsterdam 52° 22' 21.94" N, 4° 53' 36.96" E|
|Associated personsNames of Persons who are mentioned in the annotation.||Gosuinus Uilenbroek, Charles du Fresne|
|LiteratureReference to literature.||Fresne 16801, Burnett 2020b, p. 15912|
|KeywordNumismatic Keywords ᵖ||byzantine, amsterdam|
|LanguageLanguage of the correspondence||English|
|LinkLink to external information, e.g. Wikpedia|
-Lettre du 9 juillet 1701 (d’Amsterdam): “I bought last weeke Du Cange’s Familiae Byzantinae;12 wch I design to bring over with me into England, ’tis a very learned book and I do not doubt but ’twill be of use to you. … I have made some small addition to my Collection of coines since I was with you of wch you \shall/ have an account when I am soe happy as to meet you. I have bin this [da]ys a looking over the collection of Min Heer Uilenbroek;13 he [is a ver]y curious man and has got a noble stock of Antiquiti[es … as ] this print of some of his coines that you may see 4 or 5 medalls wch hitherto have bin no where described. [enclosed with a printed page illustrating 10 Roman imperial coins, and signed in a cartouche ‘Ex Museo Gosuini Uilenbroek J: Goerce del: et Fecit’]. (London, BL, Add Ms. 22910, f° 521–2; Burnett 2020b, p. 1591).
- Du Fresne, Charles (1680), Historia byzantina, Ludovicum Billaine, . 2 vol. Paris.
- 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.