Two dissertations, upon the mint and coins, of the episcopal-palatines of Durham / by Mark Noble.

By: Noble, Mark, 1754-1827
Contributor(s): Hussey-Adamson, Edward
Publisher: Birmingham : Printed for the author by Pearson and Rollason, 1780.Description: vi, 91 p ; 27 cm.Subject(s): Numismatics -- England -- Durham | Coinage -- England -- DurhamOwnership: Bookplate of The Rev. Edward Hussey-Adamson MA
Contents:
I. In Which is endeavoured to be ascertained, the time when, and upon what occasion, they were privileged with a mint. -- II. All the coins of the bishops of this see, from the reign of king Edward I. down to king Henry VIII. both inclusive, placed to the prelates by whose authority they were struck ; by which it will appear that we have almost a compleat series of their money, for near three centuries ; with a succession of the bishops during that time, and some of the principal occurrences of their lives. -- With an appendix : containing, writs, patents, licences, appointments, &c. relating to the same, many of which are taken from the close rolls of the chancery of Durham. To which is added, an account of several hundred English, Scotch, Irish and Brabantine coins, discovered near Thrapstone, in Northamptonshire, in the year, 1778.
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I. In Which is endeavoured to be ascertained, the time when, and upon what occasion, they were privileged with a mint. -- II. All the coins of the bishops of this see, from the reign of king Edward I. down to king Henry VIII. both inclusive, placed to the prelates by whose authority they were struck ; by which it will appear that we have almost a compleat series of their money, for near three centuries ; with a succession of the bishops during that time, and some of the principal occurrences of their lives. -- With an appendix : containing, writs, patents, licences, appointments, &c. relating to the same, many of which are taken from the close rolls of the chancery of Durham. To which is added, an account of several hundred English, Scotch, Irish and Brabantine coins, discovered near Thrapstone, in Northamptonshire, in the year, 1778.

Bookplate of The Rev. Edward Hussey-Adamson MA.