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Coins (money)

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Great Britain Maundy three pence coin and Queen Victoria Jeton

 Collection — Folder 1689 Coin
Identifier: SC 01641
Scope and Contents

Silver three pence coin from Great Britain depicting the bust of William III and Queen Mary. A hole was drilled into the coin, possibly done after Mary's death to evil spirits could exit the coin and render it safe for use. The Jeton has 20 stamped on it with an image of Queen Victoria on the verso. It, like the 3 pence coin, has a similar hole drilled into it at the crown of the Queen's head.

Dates: 1689 and circa 1840

August R. Offer, Jr. Papers

Identifier: SC 01258
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1945-1946 of Sergeant August R. Offer Jr., consisting of letters, photographs, Chinese currency, Chinese stamps and a military pass for the City for Shanghai. Letters are addressed to Offer while stationed in Shanghai after the end of the WW II and also to the U.S after his return in December 1945. folder link on the right.

Dates: 1945-1946

William and Mary Shilling

 Collection — Folder W & M Shilling
Identifier: SC 01345
Content Description

One shilling coin minted in 1692. The obverse of the coin depicts the conjoined busts of King William and Queen Mary. The reverse depicts the arms of Great Britain, Ireland and France, with the rampant lion of the House of Orange in the middle. Wording reads, "King and Queen of Great Britain, France, and Ireland" The date 1692 is printed in the spaces between the arms, near the center of the reverse side of the coin.

Dates: 1692

Tercentenary Coins

Identifier: 01/Mss. Sm Coll Add.6
Scope and Contents

Two versions of a 1989 United Kingdom commemorative coin, one with a reverse design honoring the tercentenary of the Bill of Rights and the other, the tercentenary of the claim of the Right in Scotland. The reverses of the coins were designed by John Lobban.

Dates: 1989