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    • Denomination: Token farthing

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Record ID: LON-D88C36
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 AD 1665. Issued by Edward Pinnill in Reading. Williamson (1889:34 108). Obverse: EDWARD . PINNILL = 1665 Reverse: IN . READING = E . A . P Demensions: diameter: 15.31mm; weight: 0.95g. 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. Pers comm Verity Anthony
Created on: Thursday 15th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 16th November 2018
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Record ID: SF-98C34B
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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A very worn copper-alloy farthing trade token issued by Thomas Solley, a grocer in Mendlesham, dating to 1663. Williamson 243. Obverse: THO SOLLEY GROCER, the date '1663' within an inner border. Reverse: IN MENDLESHAM, initials T S S in a triangle 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 by Royal Authority in 1674.
Created on: Monday 12th November 2018
Last updated: Monday 12th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Framlingham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-98A972
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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A worn complete Post-Medieval copper-alloy farthing trade token dating to exactly 1653, struck for Iohn (John) Capon of Framlingham, a grocer. As Williamson no. 125. Obverse description; a castle gatehouse Obverse legend; *IOHN . CAPON. GROCER Reverse description; initials I C E in triangle Reverse legend; *OF. FRAMLINGHAM 1653 Farthing trade tokens were first issued in 1648 as a response to the lack of small change, with halfpenny tokens being introduced later. They were suppressed in 1674 under Royal authority.
Created on: Monday 12th November 2018
Last updated: Monday 12th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Framlingham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-412908
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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A somewhat worn copper-alloy farthing token issued by John Seaman of Stanton, Suffolk, dating c. 1648-1674. Unlisted in Williamson, Dickinson 306, Norweb 4464. Obverse: talbot (hunting dog) left, *IOHN.SEAMAN** Reverse: initials I S A in triangle within pelleted inner border, IN. STANTON 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 by Royal Authority in 1674.
Created on: Thursday 8th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 8th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stanton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: GLO-0690D0
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
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Copper alloy Bristol token Date:1651-1670 Obverse: C B / [...] [A BRISTOLL FARTHING] Reverse: Port broadside partial view of a three-masted ship under sail and a fort Reverse [THE ARMES OF BRISTOLL]
Created on: Monday 5th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 8th November 2018
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Record ID: GLO-067E01
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
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Copper alloy Gloucester City token Dated to 1657 Obverse: Shield displaying the coat of arms of Gloucester. THE ARMES OF GLOVCESTE Reverse: three stars/C G/1657. A GLOVCESTER FARTHING
Created on: Monday 5th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 8th November 2018
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Record ID: HAMP-C71347
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
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A post-medieval 17th century farthing trade token of William Cornelius of Andover, Hampshire. Dating to the period 1648-72. Reference: Williamson, Hampshire 19.
Created on: Friday 2nd November 2018
Last updated: Friday 2nd November 2018
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Record ID: IOW-B1ECDD
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 Christopher Bell of Southampton. Probably dating between 1661 and 1668 (Wetton 1964: 27). Williamson 1889: Hampshire (270, ref: 187). Obverse: CHRISTOPHER·BELL; Arms, a chevron between three birds. Reverse: IN·SOVTHAMPTON; C.B Diameter: 15.0mm. Weight: 0.75. DA=12:12. Williamson, G.C., 1967 Trade Tokens Issued in the Seventeenth Century London: Seaby Ltd.
Created on: Thursday 1st November 2018
Last updated: Friday 2nd November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-B106D2
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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A complete Post-Medieval farthing trader's token dating c. 1648-1674, issued for Robert Crannis- a fellmonger or wool-seller of Mildenhall. Williamson no. 247.Obverse: woolpack within inner solid border, ROBERT CRANNISReverse: initials R C A in triangle within inner border, IN MEILDENHALLFarthing trade tokens were first issued in 1648 as a response to the lack of small change, with halfpenny tokens following later. They were suppressed in 1674 under Royal Authority.
Created on: Thursday 1st November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 1st November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Mildenhall', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LON-AD6668
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 AD1648-1674. Williamson (1889:547 427). Obverse: THO . TEMPLEMAN = A fleur de lis on a fagot Reverse: AT . BRIDEWEL . DOCK = T . M .T Demensions: diameter: 15.58mm; weight: 0.86g. 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. Pers comm Verity Anthony
Created on: Thursday 1st November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 1st November 2018
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Record ID: GLO-9D9469
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
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Copper alloy Bristol token Date:1652 Obverse: C B / 1652 A BRISTOLL FARTHING Reverse: Port broadside partial view of a three-masted ship under sail and a fort Reverse THE ARMES OF BRISTOLL
Created on: Wednesday 31st October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 8th November 2018
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Record ID: IOW-9B9295
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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A complete, worn and illegible post-Medieval copper-alloy token farthing (c. 1660-c. 1680). Obverse: Illegible. Reverse: Illegible. Diameter: 15.5mm. Weight: 0.80g.
Created on: Wednesday 31st October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 1st November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-9B046C
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
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A Royal farthing token of James I (1603 - 1625) dating to 1613 - 1625. Diameter: 14.11 mm Weight: 0.73 g
Created on: Wednesday 31st October 2018
Last updated: Monday 12th November 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-82CD17
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A 17th century copper alloy trade token of Anne Atkins of Sandwich in Kent dated 1667. Extremely worn and corroded. Obverse: A[A] in one line with the legend A[NNE] ATK[INS W]IDOW Reverse: illegible (should be a carnation) with the legend OF SANDWICH 166[7]. Williamson (1889) Kent. No.490. Diameter 17.3mm, thickness 0.75mm and weight 0.8g.
Created on: Tuesday 30th October 2018
Last updated: Sunday 18th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Worth', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-6EB36B
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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Post medieval copper alloy trade token farthing issued by Richard Barnard at Shepton Mallett in Somerset dating to AD 1648 to 1672. Williams Somerse 207. Ref: Williams (1889:985).
Created on: Monday 29th October 2018
Last updated: Monday 29th October 2018
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Record ID: DOR-32BB6D
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
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A copper alloy trade token issued by Henry Brayne of Beaminster dated 1657 (on token) Reference: Williamson 1858, pg.61, no.3 (Dorset) Date: Post Medieval. Diameter: 15.34mm. Thickness: 0.69mm. Weight: 0.67g
Created on: Friday 26th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 26th October 2018
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Record ID: WILT-F1D9DC
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
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A Post-Medieval copper alloy trader's token farthing, dating to AD 1648-1672. Issued by John Hele in Salisbury. Williamson (1967) Wiltshire 192.
Created on: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
Last updated: Friday 9th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Shrewton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-EFDA13
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
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A copper alloy trade token farthing issued in the town of Blandford Forum, Dorset dating to 1669.Obv: THE BVRROVGH OF BLANDFORD THEIR CORPORATION - legend in six linesRev: FARTHING FOR THE VSE OF Ye POORE 1669 - legend in six lines. Reference: Williamson 1858, pg.62, no.9 (Dorset) Identical tokens can be seen on the PAS database: WILT-0A46A3, DOR-2E8D17 and DOR-74A8E7. Date: Post Medieval Diameter: 18.35mm Thickness: 1.03mm. Weight: 1.55g Die axis: 12.
Created on: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
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Record ID: KENT-EFD9AC
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A fine Post-Medieval copper-alloy 17th-century token halfpenny issued by The French Armes Inn/Tavern in Dover, Williamson (1967, 362) Kent no. 224. Dating to the mid 17th century.. Description: Obverse: Crowned modern arms of France . Legend: ''.AT.THE.FRENCH.'. Reverse: '.N./D.M' . Legend: '+ARMES.IN .DOVER' star initial mark. Both Legends contain flower initial marks. Measurements: 18.05mm in diameter, 0.45mm thick and 0.53g 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 bu…
Created on: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 25th October 2018
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Record ID: DOR-DF13FD
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
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An incomplete copper alloy token farthing issued by the Constables of Taunton in 1667. Obverse inscription: A TAVNTON FARTHING. Obverse description: a T and a Tun. Reverse inscription: BY THE CONSTABLES 1667. Reverse description: a castle. Reference: Williamson 1858, pg.400, no.182 (Somerset)Date: Post Medieval. Diameter: 21.08mm Thickness: 1.01mm Weight: 1.29g. Die axis: 9.
Created on: Monday 22nd October 2018
Last updated: Monday 22nd October 2018
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