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Record ID: SUR-D7E692
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
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An incomplete post medieval copper alloy halfpenny token isued by John Bennett at the Greyhound, Chalfont St. Peter, Bucks and dated 1668. Obverse: IO/B triad, *IOHN BENNITT[...]. Reverse: [...] CHALFONT // HIS HALFE PENNY 1668. As Williamson (Bucks) 39
Created on: Thursday 30th June 2022
Last updated: Thursday 30th June 2022
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Record ID: LON-303E09
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A complete English Post-Medieval copper-alloy half penny trade token issued by John Barnard in Bishopsgate. Williamson (1889:536 no 270) Obverse: IOHN . BARNARD . AT . THE = A globe Reverse: WITHOVT . BISHOPSGATE = HIS HALF PENY Dimensions: diameter: 18.32mm; weight: 1.58g. 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: Wednesday 22nd June 2022
Last updated: Thursday 23rd June 2022
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Record ID: LEIC-1D0049
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Rutland
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A Post Medieval copper-alloy trade token, dating to AD 1648 - 1672. Issued by Joshua Charlesworth in Oakham, Rutland.  Obverse: IOSHVA . CHARLSWORTH - Ironmongers arms Reverse: OKEHAM IN RUTLAND - I A C Diameter: 15 mm  Weight: 0.6 g Williamson, G.C., 1967 Trade Tokens Issued in the Seventeenth Century London: Seaby Ltd no 6 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 facilitate small change exchange
Created on: Tuesday 21st June 2022
Last updated: Thursday 23rd June 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'South Luffenham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUR-EFFD5E
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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An extremely corroded post medieval copper alloy trader's halfpenny token, issued by Benjamin Howe at the George Inn, Thames Street, Puddle Wharf, London. Obverse: St George and the Dragon, [BENIAME]N • HO[WE] • IN • THAM[ES]. Reverse: STR[EET • AT • PVDDLE • WHARF], HIS / HALFE / PENNY / B. E. H.  As Williamson (London) 2293.
Created on: Tuesday 7th June 2022
Last updated: Tuesday 7th June 2022
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Record ID: LON-C9A5F3
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A complete English Post-Medieval copper-alloy half penny trade token issued by Edmund Tanner in Tothill street, London dating from AD 1668. Williamson (1889:775 no.3173) Obverse: EDMVND . TANNER . AT . YE . GOLDEN = A Ball I . E . T Reverse: BALL . IN . TVTTLE . STREET = HIS . HALFE . PENNY Dimensions: diameter: 21.34mm; weight: 1.78g. 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 …
Created on: Tuesday 24th May 2022
Last updated: Tuesday 24th May 2022
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Record ID: BERK-63EEC8
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
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A Norwich halfpenny dated AD1793. Conder token Obverse: SUCCESS TO THE CITY OF NORWICH; Shield of arms of the city of Norwich, upon a sword and mace in saltire, between palm branches. Crest a Mural Crown. Lettering around, toothed border Reverse: NORWICH HALFPENNY / 1793; An eagle on raised ground, standing left with wings extended, right claw on a plant, holding a ball on string in beak. Lettering around, date in exergue, toothed border
Created on: Thursday 19th May 2022
Last updated: Thursday 26th May 2022
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Record ID: NLM-8EB11D
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy token fragment. Milled halfpenny token of an indeterminate issuer. Issue of 1650-1673 Obverse description: Text over three lines: [HIS]/HALF/PENNY Obverse inscription: (--)AM*(--) Reverse description: Shield of Arms. Reverse inscription: (--)M*(--) Diameter (in excess of): 15.6mm, Weight: 0.38gms, die axis: probably 12
Created on: Monday 9th May 2022
Last updated: Tuesday 10th May 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Market Rasen', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-3AE25E
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
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A post-medieval copper-alloy 17th-century trade token halfpenny issued by Henry Fideo at Wednesbury in Staffordshire, Williamson Staffordshire 089, dating to 1666 on the token. Ref.: Williamson (1891, 1059). The initial mark is a five petaled flower. The die axis is 7 o'clock. Obverse description: The Ironmongers’ arms Obverse: HEN[RY . FIDOE] Reverse description: HIS / HALF /PENY in three lines Reverse: IN . WEDNESB[VRY . 1666] Diameter: 17.0 mm Thickness: 0.7 mm Weight: 0.7 g
Created on: Thursday 5th May 2022
Last updated: Monday 16th May 2022
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Record ID: KENT-2B6EB2
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A worn octagonal post-Medieval copper-alloy halfpenny token of Jeremiah Masterson, inn keeper at the Chequers inn, Canterbury dating to 1650-1674. As Williamson Kent No.66. Obverse: A chequerboard. +IEREMIAH.MASTERSON.AT. Flower stops. Reverse: IN CANTER/BERRY./HIS HALF/PENNY./ I * M. Flower Stops Measurements: 19.79mm in diameter and 1.79g 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 facilitate small change exchange. The Chequers or Checkers Inn …
Created on: Wednesday 4th May 2022
Last updated: Thursday 5th May 2022
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Record ID: NLM-BF0BFE
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy token. Milled halfpenny token, probably issue of 1650-1673, very worn and retaining only a trace of legend on one side: including [--]N A [--] Diameter: 15mm, Weight: 0.45gms
Created on: Friday 29th April 2022
Last updated: Tuesday 10th May 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Binbrook', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: OXON-95960A
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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Post Medieval (mid 17th to late 17th century) trade token issued by Samuell Christopher at Horselydown. Dickinson 249. Trade tokens were issued between 1648 and 1672 at a time when there was little low denomination coinage being issued by the crown. As a result traders and business proprietors began issuing tokens as an alternate coinage with equivalent denominations of a farthing, half penny or penny. Such trade tokens rarely travel far from their place of issue and provide an insight to the trade of the time. In 1672 regal copper coinage was introduced and the trade tokens wer…
Created on: Wednesday 27th April 2022
Last updated: Wednesday 27th April 2022
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Record ID: HAMP-7E091B
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
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A copper alloy halfpenny token issued by Ann Grainger of Gosport, Hampshire in 1667. Obverse: HER / HALFE / PENY with surrounding legend AN[N GR]AING[ER I]N. Reverse: initials AG, [GOSPORT 1667]. As Williamson (Hants) 70; Norweb 1865.
Created on: Tuesday 26th April 2022
Last updated: Tuesday 26th April 2022
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Record ID: WILT-EA62E2
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
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A Post Medieval copper alloy halfpenny token of Sherborne in Dorset, dating to AD 1793. Obverse: Bees, Beehive over a cypher of P P & W & C. Reverse: A spread double-headed eagle, A SHERBORNE HALFPENNY . 1793 Edge legend (no illegible) would have read: PAYABLE AT THE BANK IN SHERBORNE + DORSET +. Dimensions: Diameter: 27.6; weight: 8.38g
Created on: Tuesday 19th April 2022
Last updated: Tuesday 19th April 2022
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Record ID: NLM-2EC5D7
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy token. Milled halfpenny token of John Lathorp of Caister, dated 1668, Wilkinson no. 51. Obverse description: Shield of Arms charged with a chevron with six small features above the chevron and three below, the Grocers’ Arms. Obverse inscription: *IOHN.[L]ATHOR[P]. Reverse description: legend over three lines: HIS/HALF/PENY Reverse inscription: *OF.CAISTER.1668 Diameter: 18.9mm, Weight: 1.47gms, die axis: 12
Created on: Tuesday 29th March 2022
Last updated: Tuesday 29th March 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kirton in Lindsey', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-9C8955
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy token. Milled halfpenny token of [--] Hodgson, dated 1667. Obverse description: Legend over three lines: HIS/HALF/PENY Obverse inscription: *SC[--]BROVER [---]67 Reverse description: possibly shield of Arms. Reverse inscription: [-]ET[--]HODGSON OF [--] Diameter: 18.2mm, Weight: 1.23gms, die axis: probably 12
Created on: Tuesday 22nd March 2022
Last updated: Tuesday 22nd March 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Market Rasen', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BERK-9BE991
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
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A copper-alloy token of Post-Medieval date. Dated on the token AD1666 Obv: RICHARD BENETT; inner circle, wheatsheaf. Rev: OF EVESHAM 1666, inner circle, HIS HALFE PENNY in three lines. M Dickinson 48. Dies as Norweb 5674.
Created on: Tuesday 22nd March 2022
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd March 2022
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Record ID: WILT-5E2FF4
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
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A copper-alloy post-medieval 17th century tade token. Uncertain issuer and mint.
Created on: Monday 7th March 2022
Last updated: Monday 7th March 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cherhill CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-DD1A5C
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy token. Milled token, probably a privately issued halfpenny or penny, folded and cracked, possibly issue of 1790-1810. ?Obverse description: possibly a figure in profile left, outer circle and trace of legend. ?Reverse description: indeterminate figurative subject within outer circle. Diameter: 30.5mm, Weight: 7.45gms
Created on: Tuesday 1st March 2022
Last updated: Tuesday 1st March 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Market Rasen', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-CDEE66
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
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A Post Medieval copper-alloy farthing trade token, dating to AD 1648 - 1672. Issued by Jane Pallmer of Leicester. Obverse: IANE.PAL[LMER] - A half-length figure Reverse: IN.LECESITER - I.P Diameter: 15.3 mm Weight: 0.98 g Williamson, G.C., 1967 Trade Tokens Issued in the Seventeenth Century London: Seaby Ltd p 424, no.47 Williamson notes under Jane Palmers token: The figure on the obverse of this token is variously ascribed to: The Mercers Arms, the Maidens Head (A tavern sign), the queens bust holding a sceptre, etc; the writer's opinion, formed from a careful scruti…
Created on: Monday 28th February 2022
Last updated: Tuesday 1st March 2022
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Record ID: SWYOR-3A6D4D
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Rotherham
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A Post Medieval, copper alloy traders token of an unidentified issuer, dating from AD 1660 - 1669. Both sides are very corroded; the only thing visible with any degree of certainty is the date and the writing in the field: HIS / HALF / [PENY]. The token is 18.2mm diameter and 1mm thick it weighs 1.4g.
Created on: Monday 21st February 2022
Last updated: Tuesday 8th March 2022
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