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'Copy' or a second edition of Christopher Wren's Numismatum antiquorum sylloge (Lond. 1708)

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MS. Num. c. 1

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'Copy' or a second edition of Christopher Wren's Numismatum antiquorum sylloge (Lond. 1708), incorporating parts of a printed exemplar of that work, and dividing it into three parts (at fols. 21, 48), the third containing 'Marmora epigrammatibus insignita', all Latin except one Greek.

Fol. 1 contains a list of the divisions of the Bodleian coins about 1750, partly based on Wise's Nummi Bodleiani, in dr. Owen's hand.

Dates

  • Written perhaps in the second quarter of the 18th century in England

Extent

56 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Multiple languages
  • Latin
  • Greek, Modern (1453-)

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Num. c. 1, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Num. c. 1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20447

Abstract

'Copy' or a second edition of Christopher Wren's Numismatum antiquorum sylloge (Lond. 1708)

Biographical / Historical

Sir Christopher Wren (1632-1723) was an architect, astronomer, mathematician and MP.

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. 30647

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired by The Bodleian Library in 1890.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

12 5/8 × 9 in.
Title
'Copy' or a second edition of Christopher Wren's Numismatum antiquorum sylloge (Lond. 1708)
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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