Exchequer tally and foil, English, 1822.

Made:
1822 in London
maker:
Unknown

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An exchequer tally dated 1822. The English Exchequer used tallies to record deposits from the mid-12th century until
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An exchequer tally, date 1822. SCM - Mathematics
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An exchequer tally, date 1822 (2pts)

An exchequer tally dated 1822. The English Exchequer used tallies to record deposits from the mid-12th century until 1826. Notches show the amount paid; differently spaced notches standing for a penny, a shilling, £1, £20, £100 and £1000.

Details

Category:
Mathematics
Object Number:
1860-30
Measurements:
Smaller tally: 10 mm x 465 mm x 30 mm, 0.05 kg
Larger tally: 10 mm x 580 mm x 35 mm, 0.095 kg
type:
tally stick
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • record - document
  • financial record
credit:
Miss Bulley
status:
Permanent collection

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