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Numismatic manuscripts of Thomas Knight


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Numismatic manuscripts of Thomas Knight, 18th century, comprising:

  1. 'An Essay on English Money. By John Sharp, S.T.P., Archbishop of York';
  2. 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

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Num. d. 4, fols. 1-2].

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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
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom