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'Essays or Conjectural Discourses by the Earl Winchilsea concerning some of his Athenian Medals...'

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Arch. Num. xi. 9

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'Essays or Conjectural Discourses by the Earl Winchilsea concerning some of his Athenian Medals [i.e. coins], with an Appendix relating to a few of other [Greek] Places and Persons ... Anno 1719', in his own hand. These are a corrected form of the descriptions and commentaries which he contributed to Haym's Tesoro Britannico (Lond. 1719, vol. i), with preface and additions extending to 1725.

The brass or copper Athenian coins occupy pp. 10-73, the silver pp. 73-95: there is another title at p. vii dated 1702, and there are many drawings of coins at pp. 143-193, 201.

Dates

  • Written chiefly in A.D. 1719 by the earl of Winchilsea

Extent

232 pages

Language of Materials

  • English

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Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

Arch. Num. xi. 9

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20080

Abstract

'Essays or Conjectural Discourses by the Earl Winchilsea concerning some of his Athenian Medals...'

Biographical / Historical

Earl Winchilsea (fl. 1719).

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 30319

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired by The Bodleian Library in 1890.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

14 5/8 × 9 5/8 in.
Title
'Essays or Conjectural Discourses by the Earl Winchilsea concerning some of his Athenian Medals...'
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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