Bulama Coin

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Title

Bulama Coin

Original Format

Silver Coin

Physical Dimensions

Diameter 31.0 mm Weight 240 gm, 15.55 gm

Description

Obv: FREE TRADE TO AFRICA BY ACT OF PARLIAMENT
Rev: The royal cypher GR in script monogram within a laurel wreath; a crown above dividing the date, 1796

Denomination

One trade Ackey

Production Place

Bulama

Inscription(s)

Obv: FREE TRADE TO AFRICA BY ACT OF PARLIAMENT

Authority

Royal Africa Company, London

Date

1796

Museum Number

RMM36554_obv
RMM36555_rev

Source

The Royal Mint Museum

Source URL

http://www.royalmintmuseum.org.uk/Default.aspx?PageID=8362921&A=SearchResult&SearchID=3182512&ObjectID=8362921&ObjectType=1

Acquisition name

Donated by: British Museum
Previous owner: Sarah Sophia Banks

Acquisition Date

1818

Rights

CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 Royal Mint Museum

Citation

“Bulama Coin,” Exploring The Collections of Sarah Sophia Banks, accessed August 12, 2020, http://www.sarahsophiabanks.com/items/show/6.

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