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.
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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
- tally stick
- visual and verbal communication
- record - document
- financial record
- Miss Bulley
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