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Coins

Roman coin from Picenum (British Museum Catalogue entry). Accession number 6.5.1904.1A 11 Anglo Saxon 1d coin from Canute Lincoln Sumerlida (British Museum Catalogue entry). Accession number 1976.277.13 Edward VI half crown coin from 1551-53 (British Museum Catalogue entry). Accession number prewar Charles I half crown coin from 1634-35 (British Museum Catalogue entry. Accession number Jackson 301

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The history of these coins from our collection was changed forever when they were damaged in the fire that destroyed Liverpool Museum (as World Museum Liverpool was then known) during the Blitz in May 1941.