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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Silver coin.

  • Authority

  • Culture/period

  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Weight: 8.909 grammes (holed)
  • Bibliography

    • Hawkins 1837 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    February 2003 - January 2018, Manchester Museum, Money Gallery LT Loan

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    This is the historic catalogue of Greek coins acquired before 1837 made by Edward Hawkins, then Keeper of the Department of Antiquities. It does not include the collections previously acquired from Payne Knight (1824), George III (1825), Burrell (1832), and Hine (1825), or the coins included in Taylor Combe's 1814 catalogue.

  • Department

    Coins & Medals

  • Registration number


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