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    • Denomination: Token halfpenny

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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
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Swinhope', grid reference and parish protected.


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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: BUC-1B53D1
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Buckinghamshire
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A copper alloy post medieval half penny trade token dating to 1669 of Thomas Bridges of Eton, who was a candle maker. Williamson 1889, page 49, number 58.
Created on: Tuesday 8th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 15th May 2018
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Record ID: BERK-726A7D
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A worn post-medieval copper alloy halfpenny trade token issued by John Rennals of Buckingham, AD 1668. The reverse may depict a roll (or rolls) of lace. Norweb Part 1 Buckinghamshire no. 301. Williamson (Bucks) 36.
Created on: Monday 30th April 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 1st May 2018
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Record ID: WAW-6C9A40
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
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Post Medieval trade token issued in Bristol. Similar to Williamson Vol. I, p. 240, No. 11 but is probably a halfpenny based on size. 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 t…
Created on: Monday 30th April 2018
Last updated: Monday 30th April 2018
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Record ID: HAMP-043EA3
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
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A post-medieval copper alloy halfpenny trade token produced by Francis Woodcock at Horwood, Buckinghamshire and dating to 1648-72. Not in Williamson, Dickinson (1986:29) Buckinghamshire 75A. Cf. SOM-2F7CFE.
Created on: Wednesday 25th April 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 25th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Winchester', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HAMP-F57774
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
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A post-medieval copper alloy halfpenny trade token of James Bllaklley of Bishops Waltham, Hampshire. The token dates to 1666. Reference: Williamson, Hampshire 44
Created on: Tuesday 24th April 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 24th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Winchester', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-881699
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A milled post-medieval copper-alloy traders 'Conder' token halfpenny of William Parish dated 1794. Obverse: Initials 'WP' lamb above. date '1794' below. Legend: 'ROMNEY MARSH HALFPENNY' starting at 7 o'clock. Reverse: 'Figure of Justice standing holding a pair of scales and sword'. Legend: 'FOR THE HONOR AND USE OF TRADE' Rim: 'PAYABLE AT W . PARRIS DIMCHURCH' Measurements: 28.94mm in diameter, 1.79mm thick and 8.49g in weight Discussion: William Parish owned 4 High Street, Dymchurch from 1784 to 1837
Created on: Thursday 19th April 2018
Last updated: Thursday 19th April 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-73F55D
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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A very worn octagonal Lincoln trade token dating from AD 1669. The obverse has five lines of italic script, too worn to read apart from the date. The reverse has a shield with a cross on it with a fleur-de-lys in the centre, which is the city Arms of Lincoln. See Williamson (1889) Trade tokens issued in the seventeenth century, number 138. 138. (octagonal) Obverse: Lincoln / Citty . Halfe / Peny . changd , by / the , Maior / 1669 (in five lines). Reverse: Arms of Lincoln; on a cross, a fleur-de-lis Compare also LIN-B025E2, LIN-EEB632, NLM-AA43C1, LEIC-6BEDB7 and NLM-7D5514. The tok…
Created on: Friday 6th April 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 18th April 2018
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Record ID: WREX-63C941
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
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Copper alloy trade token dating c.1663.Obverse appears to have the cordwainers arms at the centre with the legend CONSTAN[TINE OVERTON].The reverse has the lettering HIS HALF PENY at the centre with IN SALOP [1663] around the edge. (Williamson 1891, 963 No. 84). Diameter: 17.4mm; weight: 1.6g
Created on: Thursday 5th April 2018
Last updated: Thursday 12th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Atcham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-BB7797
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Post medieval copper alloy halfpenny token issued by William Bryant of Newmarket issued AD 1669. See: Williamson, no. 157.
Created on: Wednesday 28th March 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 28th March 2018
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Record ID: NARC-BA1B2D
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
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A complete copper alloy Token of Post-Medieval date (AD 1666). The Token is of William Willmot of Thrapston. The obverse depicts a swan and reads * WILLIAM WILLMOT. The reverse depicts WW with star above and below and reads * OF THRAPSTON 1666. Diameter: 16.63mm, Thickness: 0.87mm, Weight: 1.0g. Waddell P D S, (2012), P 18, 151.
Created on: Wednesday 28th March 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 28th March 2018
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Record ID: IOW-8FC807
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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An incomplete and corroded post-Medieval copper-alloy trade token issued by Cuthbert Mills, Newport, Isle of Wight. Dated 1670 on token (Champion u.d., 52, ref: 114). Obverse: CVTHBERT MILLS NE[ARE]; M over C/E in field, 167[0] below. Reverse: [NEWP]ORT Y [ISLE OF W]IGHT; HI[S]/HALF/PENY in field. Diameter: 18.8mm. Weight: 0.58g. DA=12:12. Champion, A. F. Trade Tokens of the Isle of Wight. Privately Published.
Created on: Monday 26th March 2018
Last updated: Thursday 29th March 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NARC-8F2931
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
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An incomplete copper alloy Token of Post-Medieval date (AD 1600-1800). The coin is missing a large section due to an old abraded break and is heavily abraded. One side is partially legible and reads []DI TRICY[]//VE*. The retained portion of the motif depicts 1/ (fraction) most probably depicting the denomination of the token i.e "½ penny". Length: 20.65mm, Width: 10.48mm, Thickness: 1.10mm weight: 0.7g.
Created on: Monday 26th March 2018
Last updated: Monday 26th March 2018
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Record ID: WILT-8C7477
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
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A copper alloy Hutchison's Edinburgh (Lothian) Conder halfpenny token dating to the 18th century. Obverse: St Andrew holding saltire cross with thistles either side with illegble legend, possibly [NEMO ME IMPUNE LACESSIT] There is a date in the exergue 17[...]. Reverse: Edinburgh Coat of Arms beneath anchor with thistles either side and possibly legend [EDINBURGH HALFPENNY]. Diameter is 28.25mm, weight is 7.53g, and die axis is 12 o'clock Thomas and Alexander Hutchison were Edinburgh merchants with premises in High Street Edinburgh.
Created on: Monday 26th March 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 28th March 2018
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Record ID: WILT-53042C
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
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A copper-alloy halfpenny Conder token of Iron Master, James Wilkinson, AD 1728-1808. Token may date to 1792. Obverse shows wigged bust facing right. Obverse legend reads [JOHN WILKINS]ON IRONMASTER. Reverse shows seated female with stringed harp with illegible date in exergue below this. Reverse legend illegible ?[INCORPORATED BY ACT OF PARLIAMENT]. Diameter is 26.97mm, thickness is 1.30mm, weight is 5.12g, and die axis is 6 o'clock. It has been suggested that this token is a forgery.
Created on: Friday 23rd March 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 28th March 2018
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Record ID: WREX-F9A867
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Flintshire
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Seventeenth century copper alloy trade token most likely dating to mid century (c. 1650-1670). Obverse has an unidentified coat of arms. Reverse has the lettering HIS HALF PENY in the centre.The legend around the edge of the token is illegible. Diameter: 16.92mm; weight: 1g
Created on: Monday 19th March 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 20th March 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Caerwys', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LON-2779F4
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 Clement Warren in Romsey Hampshire dating to AD 1667. Williamson (1889:269, no.178) Obverse: CLEMENT . WARREN = The Mercers' Arms Reverse: IN . RVMSY . 1667 = HIS HALF PENY . C . I . W. (in four lines) Dimensions: diameter: 19.47mm; weight: 2.63g. 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. Per…
Created on: Friday 9th March 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 17th April 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-FE42A4
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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A complete copper-alloy halfpenny trade token issued in the parish of Bridlington to be used as relief funds for the poor or infirm dating to AD 1666. The token is 20.6mm in diameter and weighs 0.7g. Obverse: FOR THE USE OF [THE POOR] around B//B/B with three flowers Reverse: OF BVRLINGTON 1666 around THEIR//HALFE//PENNY A similar example is illustrated in Thompson and Dickinson, pl.18, no.5818b.
Created on: Wednesday 7th March 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 21st March 2018
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Record ID: LON-D1BE96
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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An incomplete English Post-Medieval copper-alloy half penny trade token, issued by Mary Brine in Barford dating to AD 1667. Williamson (1891:1202 No.23) Obverse: [MARY] . BRIN[E . I]N = Ironmonger's Arms Reverse: BARF[ORD . 16]67 = HER HALF [P]ENY in three lines Dimensions: diameter: 16.53mm; weight: 0.51g. Reference: Williamson, G. C. 1891. Trade Tokens Issued in the Seventeenth Century Vol. II. 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. Pe…
Created on: Monday 5th March 2018
Last updated: Monday 5th March 2018
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