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Record ID: NMS-7F27B3
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Copper alloy farthing token of Great Yarmouth Corporation, Williamson 286, die axis 6 o'clock, weight 2.46g, further details illegible, 1669
Created on: Friday 25th May 2018
Last updated: Friday 25th May 2018
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Record ID: KENT-68184D
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A worn post-medieval copper-alloy 17th-century token farthing issued by Ralph Robins of Sandwich, Kent. Williamson (1967, 383) Kent no. 504, dated 1655 (on token). Description: Obverse: A boat with rigging.. Legend: '[+RALPH . ROBI]NS'. Reverse: 'R . S . R.' in two lines in the field. Legend: 'IN . SANDWICH[ . 1655'. Both Legends contain star marks. Measurements: 14.96mm in diameter, 0.75mm thick and 0.61g in weight. Discussion: During the mid-17th century (c.1648-1672), due to a shortage of official coins, halfpenny and farthing tokens were issued by private businesses to facilitat…
Created on: Thursday 24th May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 24th May 2018
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Record ID: NARC-55FFBC
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Bedford
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A complete lead-alloy Unifaced Token of Post-Medieval date (AD 1500-1850). The object is uniface and circular with a convex upper face. The upper face has a quartered design forming a cross and has a single short cross or four pointed star in each angle. The metal is a light cream in colour with a slightly pitted patina. Diameter: 23.50mm, Thickness: 5.23mm, Weight: 16.6g. Lead tokens had a wide variety of potential uses such as tallies, gaming pieces, tickets, weights, etc. and are believed to have been locally produced; they are therefore difficult to date precisely. Those carr…
Created on: Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd May 2018
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Record ID: NMS-2E3269
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Copper alloy farthing token of Stephen Tracey of Great Yarmouth, Williamson 340, Norweb 3349, die axis 6 o'clock, weight 1.08g, c.1653-5
Created on: Monday 21st May 2018
Last updated: Monday 21st May 2018
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Record ID: NMS-2E248F
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Copper alloy farthing token of Thomas Waters of Great Yarmouth, Williamson 349, Norweb 3357, die axis 6 o'clock, weight 1.11g, 1656
Created on: Monday 21st May 2018
Last updated: Monday 21st May 2018
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Record ID: NMS-2E1B86
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Copper alloy farthing token of William Woorts of Great Yarmouth, Williamson 352, Norweb 3360, die axis 6 o'clock, weight 1.17g, c.1650-67
Created on: Monday 21st May 2018
Last updated: Monday 21st May 2018
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Record ID: NMS-2E09E1
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Copper alloy farthing token of Blyth Hatton of Norwich, Williamson 152, Norweb 3161, die axis 6 o'clock, weight 1.09g, c.1650-67
Created on: Monday 21st May 2018
Last updated: Friday 25th May 2018
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Record ID: NMS-2DF458
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Copper alloy farthing token of George Reeve of Norwich, Williamson 190, Norweb 3193, die axis 6 o'clock, weight 0.95g, c.1660s
Created on: Monday 21st May 2018
Last updated: Monday 21st May 2018
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Record ID: BUC-E9951C
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Buckinghamshire
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A copper alloy post medieval token of Joseph Seayre, a linen draper, of Leighton Buzzard, dating to 1663. Williamson 1889, page 11, number 66.
Created on: Friday 18th May 2018
Last updated: Friday 25th May 2018
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Record ID: IOW-E00574
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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A complete and worn post-Medieval copper-alloy token farthing issued by the Corporation of Newport, Isle of Wight. Dated 1664 on token (Champion 1994: 33, ref: 96). Obverse: NEW/PORT IN/THE ISLE/OF WIGHT/1664 (stars beneath 1664). Reverse: Sailing ship in full sail left. Diameter: 18.0mm. Weight: 1.34g. DA=12:6. Champion, A. F. Trade Tokens of the Isle of Wight. Privately Published.
Created on: Friday 18th May 2018
Last updated: Friday 18th May 2018
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Record ID: WMID-D97F7B
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
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A lead alloy token of later medieval to post-medieval date, circa (AD 1400-1800). The token is circular in plan. The obverse depicts two eyes that are round and sunken. Below is an incision to represent the nose and then mouth (Powell Type 10, heads and busts) The reverse face is flat and un-decorated. The token has a cream to grey coloured patina across all surfaces and areas of abrasion. Lead tokens had a wide variety of potential uses such as use as tallies, gaming pieces, tickets, weights, etc. and are believed to have been locally produced; they are therefore difficult to date pr…
Created on: Thursday 17th May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 17th May 2018
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Record ID: NLM-D7429B
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy token. Milled token of Christopher Scott of Grimsby, Williamson no. 114, issue of the period 1650-1673; Williamson notes the death of Scott's wife in 1666. Obverse description: Heraldic shield with chevron, six small ?ermine tails above the chevron and three below [the Grocer's Arms]. Obverse inscription: *CHRISTO[--]ER SCOTT Reverse inscription: Letters: .S./C.S over two lines Reverse inscription: OF.GRE[AT]GRIMSBY Diameter: 15.4mm, Weight: 0.45gms, die axis: 9
Created on: Thursday 17th May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 17th May 2018
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Record ID: KENT-C568E6
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
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worn lead-alloy unifaced token of the Late Medieval to Early Modern period, dating to AD1500 - AD 1850. Description: The token is roughly circular and uniface (with decoration on one side). The upper face is decorated with a five pettled flower depicted with hollow ovals in counter relief forming the petals. The back is flat and undecorated. The token is an off white colour and very worn leaving the design indistinct. Measurements: 17.06mm diameter, thickness 2.17mm 4.18gm Discussion: Lead tokens had a wide variety of potential uses such as tallies, gaming pieces, tickets, weights, …
Created on: Wednesday 16th May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 17th May 2018
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Record ID: KENT-C53349
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A worn incomplete lead-alloy unifaced token of the Post-Medieval period, dating to AD1500 - AD 1850. Description: The toke is uniface and circular. Has a quartered design forming a cross and has a pellet in each angle. The token is roughly flat and is a mid-off white colour. There is a small section missing from one quarter. Measurements: 19.35mm in diameter, 4.09mm thick and 7.42g in weight. Discussion: Lead tokens had a wide variety of potential uses such as tallies, gaming pieces, tickets, weights, etc. and are believed to have been locally produced; they are therefore difficult…
Created on: Wednesday 16th May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 17th May 2018
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Record ID: SF-C37A38
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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A copper-alloy Post-Medieval farthing token issued by the town of Lowestoft, dating c. 1667-1670. Williamson 224. Obverse: shield with rose and crown, VILLA LOWISTOFF SVFFOLK Reverse: rose flanked by sexfoils, A/LOWESTOF/FARTHING in three lines Farthing trade tokens were first issued in 1648 as a response to the lack of small change, with halfpenny examples introduced in 1656. They were suppressed under Royal Authority in 1674.
Created on: Wednesday 16th May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 16th May 2018
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Record ID: LON-C32E7B
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A late Medieval lead alloy late Plantagenet issue token, dating AD 1425-1490. Mitchiner & Skinner (1984:142/Pl. 1; no. 20) illustrate a token which bears a similar design. The token is damaged missing the lower section from the 8-5 o'clock position. Obverse: Shield with opposing double lined crescents with motif below, central nipple. Reverse: Eight-rayed wheel design, central nipple. Dimensions: diameter: 13.45mm; weight: 0.70g. Mitchiner & Skinner (1984:88) write "A series of neatly designed and neatly manufactured tokens with small compact flans. Early issues retain the g
Created on: Wednesday 16th May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 16th May 2018
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Record ID: LON-C154AD
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A complete English Post-Medieval copper-alloy farthing trade token, issued Thomas Adams in Windsor, dated AD 1652. Williamson (1889:40 no.163) Obverse: THOMAS . ADAMES = T . I . A Reverse: AT . WINDSOR . 1652 = The Tallowchandlers' Arms Dimensions: diameter: 15.78mm; weight: 1.08g. Reference: Williamson, G. C. 1891. Trade Tokens Issued in the Seventeenth Century Vol. I. Elliot Stock: London. Copper alloy trade tokens were first struck in 1648. In 1656 half penny tokens were introduced. 1674 by Royal decree production of trade tokens ceased. Pers comm Verity Anthony
Created on: Wednesday 16th May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 16th May 2018
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Record ID: LON-C137ED
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A complete English Post-Medieval copper-alloy farthing trade token. Williamson (1889:368 no.306) Obverse: AT . THE . SWANE = A Swan Reverse: IN . GRAVES . END = A . M . W Dimensions: diameter: 15.94mm; weight: 0.62g. Reference: Williamson, G. C. 1891. Trade Tokens Issued in the Seventeenth Century Vol. I. Elliot Stock: London. Copper alloy trade tokens were first struck in 1648. In 1656 half penny tokens were introduced. 1674 by Royal decree production of trade tokens ceased. Pers comm Verity Anthony
Created on: Wednesday 16th May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 16th May 2018
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Record ID: LON-C10820
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A complete Post-Medieval copper-alloy half penny trade token, issued by William Reade in Milton near Gravesend dating from AD 1666. Williamson (1889:377, no.422) Obverse: WILLIAM . READE . IN . MILTON = The Pewterers' Arms Reverse: NEERE . GRAVES . END . 1666 = HIS HALFE PENY Dimensions: diameter: 18.59mm; weight: 1.22g. Reference: Williamson, G. C. 1889. Trade Tokens Issued in the Seventeenth Century Vol. I. Elliot Stock: London. Copper alloy trade tokens were first struck in 1648. In 1656 half penny tokens were introduced. 1674 by Royal decree production of trade tokens ceased. …
Created on: Wednesday 16th May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 16th May 2018
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Record ID: NMS-AD6571
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Great Yarmouth Corporation token. Obverse; Arms of Great Yarmouth, GREAT YARMOUTH 1667. Reverse; Arms of Great Yarmouth, FOR THE VSE OF THE POOR. Die axis 12 o'clock. Williamson 285.
Created on: Tuesday 15th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 15th May 2018
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