Numismatic manuscripts of Thomas Knight
Numismatic manuscripts of Thomas Knight, 18th century, comprising:
- 'An Essay on English Money. By John Sharp, S.T.P., Archbishop of York';
- Tables or lists of English silver and gold coins to the year 1736.
- Creation: 18th century
0.10 Linear metres (2 boxes)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Num. d. 4, fols. 1-2].
Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Num. d. 4, e. 13
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 18509
Numismatic manuscripts of Thomas Knight, 18th century.
Biographical / Historical
Thomas Knight (d. 1781) was a collector.
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, nos. 27970, 27974.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The manuscripts accompanied a donation of coins by Thomas Knight esq., of Godmersham Park, Kent, made in 1795.
Three other manuscripts (formerly MSS. Num. d. 7-9) were originally part of the collection (three catalogues of coins). These were transferred to the Ashmolean Museum on 18 December 1920).
- Numismatic manuscripts of Thomas Knight
- EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
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