Reference numberM/161
TitleHalfpenny token of Isaac Newton
DescriptionObverse: bust of Newton, left profile, hair long, in shirt with open collar, and loose mantle. Reverse: a device of a caduceus, with cornucopiae and laurel branch
InscriptionContentObverse: Sr. ISAAC NEWTON
Reverse: HALFPENNY. 1793
MaterialsBronze-coloured alloy
Dimensions2.8 cms diameter
Access statusOpen
ProvenancePresented to the Royal Society by Mr. H.V. Thompson, 12 October 1960
CopiesTray 9, No 18; Archive Room: IIId
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8414Newton; Sir; Isaac (1642 - 1727); natural philosopher and mathematician1642 - 1727
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