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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.

Dates

  • 18th century

Extent

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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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Num. d. 4, e. 13

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18509

Abstract

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).
Title
Numismatic manuscripts of Thomas Knight
Status
Published
Author
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Date
EAD version 2020
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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