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Martin Folkes (1690-1754), Antiquary

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The mathematician and antiquary Folkes was elected to the Royal Society at the age of 23, and later served as its President from 1741-53. He is known for cataloguing the historic gold and silver coins of England.

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D19005

Sir Isaac Newton

by John Faber Jr, published by Martin Folkes, after John Vanderbank
mezzotint, (1726)
NPG D19005

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