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Record ID: SF-51C2DC
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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A very worn copper-alloy Post-Medieval farthing trade token issued by Abraham Daking of Pentlow, Essex, dating c. 1648-1674. Williamson 248. Obverse: a stag couchant, ABRAHAM DAKING Reverse: initials A D M arranged in triangle, IN PENTELOW ESSEX Farthing trade tokens were first issued in 1648 in response to the lack of small change, with halfpenny tokens following in 1656. They were finally suppressed in 1674 under Royal Authority. This token was identified by user 'DiOz' of the MDF online forum.
Created on: Friday 21st September 2018
Last updated: Friday 21st September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nowton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-363791
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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A post medieval copper alloy 17th century trade token farthing issued by the town of Chard in Somerset dating to AD 1671 (on token). Williamson (1891, 976) Somerset 83.
Created on: Thursday 20th September 2018
Last updated: Thursday 20th September 2018
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Record ID: IOW-2AE92B
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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A complete post-Medieval copper-alloy token farthing issued by the Corporation of Newport, Isle of Wight. Dated 1664 on token (Champion 1995: 33, ref: 96). Obverse: NEW/PORT IN/THE ISLE/OF WIGHT/1664. Reverse: Sailing ship in full sail left. Diameter: 18.0mm. Weight: 1.30g. DA=12:12. Champion, A. F. 1995. Trade Tokens of the Isle of Wight. Privately Published.
Created on: Wednesday 19th September 2018
Last updated: Friday 21st September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-F8B2F7
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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A copper-alloy farthing trade token of the Ipswich town corporation, dated 1670. As Williamson, 1967: pp. 1084 no. 158. Obverse: AN/IPSWICH/FARTHING/1670 in four lines. Reverse: arms of Ipswich Farthing trade tokens were first issued in 1648 as a response to the lack of small change, with halfpenny tokens following in 1656. They were suppressed in 1674 under Royal Authority.
Created on: Monday 17th September 2018
Last updated: Monday 17th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Roydon', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-F833E4
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Post medieval copper alloy fathing token issued by the King's Lynn Corporation dating to the period AD 1669. See: Williamson, Norfolk, no. 65.
Created on: Monday 17th September 2018
Last updated: Monday 17th September 2018
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Record ID: NMS-BD2256
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Post medieval copper alloy farthing token of Christopher Cozens of Great Yarmouth dating to the period c.AD 1650 - 1667. See: Williamson, Norfolk, no. 308-309.
Created on: Friday 14th September 2018
Last updated: Friday 14th September 2018
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Record ID: NMS-BCAC69
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Post medieval copper alloy farthing token of Benjamin Wallton of Great Yarmouth dating to AD 1664. See: Williamson, Norfolk, no. 346.
Created on: Friday 14th September 2018
Last updated: Friday 14th September 2018
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Record ID: IOW-A78D09
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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An incomplete and worn post-Medieval copper-alloy token farthing issued by James Smith of Castlehold, Newport, Isle of Wight, c. 1664 (Champion 1994: 22, ref. 50). Obverse inscription: (star) IEAMES S[MITH IN]; A three turreted castle Reverse: CASTLE HOLD NEWPORT; I E//S in field (S above I E) Diameter: 15.1mm. Weight: 0.70g. DA=12:6. Champion, A. F. Trade Tokens of the Isle of Wight. Privately Published.
Created on: Thursday 13th September 2018
Last updated: Monday 17th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-68CAA6
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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Post-Medieval copper alloy trade token farthing issued by the Portreiff for the borough of Chard, Somerset, and dating to AD 1669. Williamson (1891), Somerset no. 82. The token has been pierced and one side is now folded. Pierced with a circular hole form the obverse, near the edge at 6 o'clock on the obverse and 3 o'clock on the reverse.
Created on: Monday 10th September 2018
Last updated: Saturday 15th September 2018
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Record ID: SOM-6475E4
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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A Post-Medieval copper alloy trade token farthing ssued by Thomas Osmond of Ottery St Mary, Devon dating to AD 1648 to 1672. Williamson (1889, Vol.1, pg152) Devon 235.
Created on: Monday 10th September 2018
Last updated: Saturday 15th September 2018
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Record ID: KENT-0F9E46
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A worn, warped and abraded lead biface token dating to the Post-Medieval to Early Modern period, dating to AD1500 - AD 1850. Description: The token is roughly circular and biface (with decoration on both sides). The upper face has what appears to have two pairs of initials on in two lines possibly 'T R//T I' but the wear makes this uncertain. The reverse has a single pellet with some additional elements which are unclear, possibly indicating flower petals, as the clearest is a pointed oval typically used on the flower designs. The token is an off-white colour with some grey where the …
Created on: Thursday 6th September 2018
Last updated: Thursday 6th September 2018
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Record ID: HAMP-FD8809
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
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A copper-alloy post-medieval 17th century farthing trade token of the Borough of Andover for the benefit of the disabled poor, dated 1658. References: Similar to Williamson, Hampshire 11 but without an 'E' in POORE (obverse) and an A rather than a cripple on the reverse.
Created on: Wednesday 5th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 5th September 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-EE4223
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A copper alloy farthing trade token of Richard Hutcheson of Rochester in Kent c.1648-73. Obverse: three doves with the legend " *RICHARD * HVTCHESON " Reverse: the initials "H / R F" in two lines with the legend " *IN * ROCHESTER ". Williamson no. Kent, 467
Created on: Tuesday 4th September 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 18th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sandwich', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-EB3068
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
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A very worn Post-Medieval copper-alloy trade token farthing Issued during the mid 17th century in the name of Elizabeth Bothel of Dorking in Surrey, c 1650-1670. Williamson 1889, vol ii. Surrey no.47. Description: Obverse: Initials in one lines 'E.B'. Legend: '+ELIZABETH.BO[THEL.]OF'. Reverse: Initials in one lines 'E.B'. Legend: '[+ DARK]ING.IN.SURREY'. Initial marks cinquefoils. Measurements: 15.14mm in diameter, 1.38mm thick and 0.8g 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…
Created on: Tuesday 4th September 2018
Last updated: Friday 7th September 2018
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Record ID: NMS-E5DB48
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Heavily worn post medieval copper alloy token dating to the period c. AD 1648 - 1672. Obverse: C[...]RT[...]R[...]WR[...], Shield with indiscernible design. Reverse: [...]N[...]R[...]16[...], indisernible design.
Created on: Tuesday 4th September 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 4th September 2018
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Record ID: LON-CEC631
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 dating from AD1650. Williamson (1889:784 no.3294) Obverse: AT . THE . 3 . SVGER . LOAES = Three sugar loafes Reverse: IN . WAPPING .1650 = T . E . DRY Demensions: diameter: 15.25mm, weight: 0.48g. Reference: Williamson, G. C. 1889. Trade Tokens Issued in the Seventeenth Century. Elliot Stock: London.
Created on: Monday 3rd September 2018
Last updated: Friday 7th September 2018
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Record ID: KENT-D7A5DA
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A very worn Post-Medieval copper-alloy trade token farthing Issued during the mid 17th century at Dover, Kent by Edward Chambers. Williamson 1889, vol I. pg 361, Kent no. 206. Description: Obverse: Grocers' arms. Legend: '+E[DWARD.CHAMBERS.]'. Reverse: Initials in two lines. '.C./.E.E'. Legend: '[+.IN.]DOVER[.1649.]'. Initial marks of mullets stops as lozenges both faces, except for central design. Measurements: 14.25mm in diameter, 0.99mm thick and 0.64g in weight. Discussion: During the mid-17th century (c.1648-1672), due to a shortage of official coins, halfpenny and farthing to…
Created on: Wednesday 22nd August 2018
Last updated: Friday 24th August 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-59F17C
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A complete Medieval lead alloy token, 17.82mm in diameter, dating to the late 15th century 1400 - 1500AD. Obverse features a raised line long cross with four 90degree raised line quadrants within a simple solid circular border, with a pellet in each quadrant. Weighs 2.69g. The reverse is blank. Such tokens have been suggested to imitate long cross pennies, 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 to date precisely. Those carrying in…
Created on: Thursday 16th August 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 28th August 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-C47778
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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A copper-alloy Irish farthing token of Charles I dating to the period AD 1625 - 1649. Type 3. Maltravers "rounds". Uncertain initial mark. North, p.157,no.6526. The coin is struck off centre and has been pierced at its centre.
Created on: Thursday 9th August 2018
Last updated: Thursday 16th August 2018
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Record ID: OXON-C2F74B
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A worn and bent post-medieval copper-alloy farthing trader's token issued by the City of Bristol in AD 1652. Williamson (1891, 241), Gloucestershire 12.
Created on: Thursday 9th August 2018
Last updated: Thursday 9th August 2018
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