Exchequer tally and foil, English, 1822.

Image number: 10327718

Exchequer tally and foil, English, 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.

Image number:
10327718
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
30 October 2003 09:15
Image rights:
Science Museum