Godwyn's manuscripts relating to his collection of coins. The manuscripts consist of catalogues, lists and notebooks.
Godwyn Numismatic Manuscripts
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Godwyn Num. 1-13
- Dates of Creation17th-18th century
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish, Latin, and Ancient Greek (to 1453).
- Physical Description13 shelfmarks
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Charles Godwyn (b 1701) was a numismatist.
Conditions Governing Access
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).
The collection was formed in 1902, from papers which presumably accompanied Charles Godwyn's bequest of coins received in 1770.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
Other 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.