William Bowyer - Samuel Pegge - 1765-4-25

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William Bowyer - Samuel Pegge - 1765-4-25
FINA IDUnique ID of the page  1861
InstitutionName of Institution. Oxford, Bodleian Library
InventoryInventory number. S Eng. letters d. 45 fols. 483-486
AuthorAuthor of the document. William Bowyer
RecipientRecipient of the correspondence. Samuel Pegge
Correspondence dateDate when the correspondence was written: day - month - year . April 25, 1765
PlacePlace of publication of the book, composition of the document or institution.
Associated personsNames of Persons who are mentioned in the annotation. William Camden
LiteratureReference to literature. Pegge 17561
KeywordNumismatic Keywords  celtic, book
LanguageLanguage of the correspondence English
LinkLink to external information, e.g. Wikpedia http://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/e5b18f23-fefc-4099-91c1-a49a3e66a682?sort=date-a&rows=50&let con=Cunobelin&baseurl=/forms/advanced&start=2&type=advanced&numFound=10
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Lettre du 25 avril 1765 (sans lieu): He praises P’s essay on Cunobelin’s coins, which fills in an important gap in the history of coins. He mentions a few points needing further elucidation. He is glad that P. refutes the idea that coins were minted for tribute only, and passes some erudite observations on Greek and Latin terms. He puts forward proposals for disposal of unsold copies of P’s dissertations on gold coins, with a detailed costing of inclusive costs, and adds a few literary items, e.g. possible reprint of Camden’s Britannia. (Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Eng. letters d. 45 fols. 483-486).

References

  1. ^  Pegge, Samuel (1756), A series of dissertations on some elegant and very valuable Anglo-Saxon remains, London.