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Collection Level Description: Godwyn Numismatic Manuscripts

Reference: MSS. Godwyn Num. 1-13
Title: Godwyn Numismatic Manuscripts
Dates of Creation: 17th-18th cent.
Extent: 13 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English, Latin, and Ancient Greek

Administrative/Biographical History

Charles Godwyn (b. 1701) was a numismatist.

Scope and Content

Godwyn's manuscripts relating to his collection of coins. The manuscripts consist of catalogues, lists and notebooks.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was formed in 1902, from papers which presumably accompanied Charles Godwyn's bequest of coins received in 1770.

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Further Information

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. 30660-72.

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Godwyn | Charles | b. 1701 | Numismatist

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