Simon, Thomas, 1623?-1665

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Epithet: Chief Graver for the Mint

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Epithet: Chief Engraver to the Royal Mint

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Epithet: medallist and seal-engraver

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Epithet: Royal Engraver

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Epithet: of Add MS 16400

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referencedIn Drawings and etchings, 1709-ca. 1818. Houghton Library
creatorOf Simon, Thomas, 1623?-1665. [Oliver Cromwell medal] [realia]. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
referencedIn "LE COMBAT de la Princesse Areté à l'encontre du Roy Crœsus. Representant la dissention de la vertu avec l'orgueil des Richesses," by Pierre de Vezignol. In verse. Dedicated to Sir Thomas Parry, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, etc. Paper; begin... British Library
referencedIn ACCOMPT-BOOK OF THOMAS SIMON (d. 1665), Chief Engraver to the Royal Mint, containing particulars of official seals, coins and medals made by him; 12 June 1660-April 1665. The accompt (of which Add. MS. 18762, ff. 2-16, is a slightly revised copy) was... British Library
referencedIn DESIGN, in pen and ink, for the Great Seal of Catherine of Portugal, Queen of Charles II.; with the King's order to Thomas Simon to execute the seal in silver; dat. Whitehall, 29 Apr. 1662, and signed " Charles R." Also a design for the obverse of th... British Library
referencedIn EXCHEQUER SEAL OF CHARLES II: warrant of Charles II to Thomas Simon, chief engraver, to prepare a seal for the Court of Exchequer, with drawings of the obverse and reverse; Whitehall, 31 October 1662. For a similar warrant for the Great Seal, see Add... British Library
creatorOf GREAT SEAL OF CHARLES II: warrant of Charles II issued by Sir William Morice to Thomas Simon, chief engraver, to prepare the Great Seal, with drawings of the obverse and reverse; Whitehall, 2 October 1662. For a similar warrant for the Exchequer Seal... British Library
referencedIn Charles II of England: Register of writs of Privy Seal, royal warrants and other State papers.Sir Edward Walker, Garter King at Arms: Warrant to, for augmentation of the arms of F. Wolfe: 1660.Sir John Nicholas, Clerk of the Privy Council: Register o... British Library
creatorOf COINS, SEALS AND MEDALS: account book of Thomas Simon, Chief Engraver to the Royal Mint, with particulars of official seals, coins and medals made by him; 12 June 1660 -April 1665. Another copy is Add. 45190. Presented, with Add. 59793 and 59794, an... British Library
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associatedWith Cipriani, Giovanni Battista, 1727-1785 person
associatedWith Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658 person
associatedWith England and Wales. Mint. corporateBody
associatedWith Fletcher, Harris Francis, 1892-1979, person
associatedWith Stonehill, Charles Archibald, 1900- person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Richmond Park, Surrey
St. Enoder, Cornwall
Shillelagh, Wicklow
Croston, Lancashire
Montgomeryshire, Wales
Woking, Surrey
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Jamaica, Central America
Charlton, Kent
Cheshire, England
Kirkheaton, West Riding of Yorkshire
London, England
Hedon, Yorkshire
Ireland, Europe
Canterbury, Kent
New Windsor, Berkshire
Devizes, Wiltshire
Maldon, Essex
Misterton, Nottinghamshire
Frodsham, Cheshire
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Birth 1623

Death 1665

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