Humfrey Wanley - Erik Benzelius - 1704-8-28

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Humfrey Wanley - Erik Benzelius - 1704-8-28
FINA IDUnique ID of the page  10761
InstitutionName of Institution.
InventoryInventory number.
AuthorAuthor of the document. Humfrey Wanley
RecipientRecipient of the correspondence. Erik Benzelius
Correspondence dateDate when the correspondence was written: day - month - year . August 28, 1704
PlacePlace of publication of the book, composition of the document or institution.
Associated personsNames of Persons who are mentioned in the annotation. Andrew Fountaine
LiteratureReference to literature. Fountaine 17051, Wanley 1989, p. 235-2402, Burnett 2020b, p. 16063
KeywordNumismatic Keywords  book, saxon, engraved plates, book production
LanguageLanguage of the correspondence English
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-Lettre du 28 août 1704 (de ?): “It [my Catalogue of Anglo-Saxon MSS] will be publish’d the next Term, together with Dr Hickes’s larger work…. In the same book will be Sir Andrew Fountaine’s, concerning the Saxon Coins, and Types of as many as could be found in England, being 3 times more in number than those which are already Publish’d, and they will be very well engraven” (Wanley, Letters, p. 235–40, Letter 106; Burnett 2020b, p. 1606).


  1. ^  Fountaine, Andrew (1705), Numismata Anglo-Saxonica & Anglo-Danica breviter illustrata, Oxford.
  2. ^  Wanley, Humfrey (1989), Letters of Humfrey Wanley, Oxford (ed. P. L. Heyworth)
  3. ^  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.