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Record ID: PUBLIC-27F114
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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An incomplete 17th century copper alloy farthing trade token of John Couchman of Sandwich in Kent dated 1656. Williamson (1889, 382) Kent No.495. Two portions of the flan are missing but most of the token remains. The central fields on both sides have the initial letters C / I E in two lines. Obverse legend: IOHN * COVCHM[AN] * Reverse legend: IN * [S]AND[WIC]H * 1656 * (with pellet and star word stops).
Created on: Saturday 1st December 2018
Last updated: Thursday 6th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sandwich', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-829482
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A worn and lightly abraded lead unifaced token of the Post-Medieval period, dating to AD1500 - AD 1850. Description: The token is uniface, flat and circular. It has a cast relief design of 4 overlapping pointed oval petal with a pellet in each quarter and final one at the second. The token is an mid grey colour. Th ereverse has some evidenc eof finishing from filing. Measurements: 21.64mm in diameter, 2.4mm thick and 5.65g 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 local…
Created on: Friday 23rd November 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 5th December 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-AD2EAD
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A worn and abraded copper alloy half penny trade token of William Pittock of Deal in Kent dated 1668. Williamson (1886, 358) Kent no.157. Obverse: illegible (should be a bust of the Duke of York) with the legend starting with a pansy WILLIAM * [PI]TTOCKE * IN Reverse: the letters W P in one line with the date 1668 beneath and the legend DEALE * H[I]S * HALFE * PENNY Diameter 19.4mm, thickness 0.5mm and weight 0.9g.
Created on: Thursday 1st November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 6th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sandwich', grid reference and parish protected.


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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: 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: PUBLIC-0564CE
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A very worn and corroded 17th century copper alloy halfpenny trade token of William Brothers, Deal in Kent dated 1669. Williamson (1886, 357) No.145. Obverse: HIS / HALF / PENY in three lines with the legend * WILLIAM * BROTHERS Reverse: a sailing ship with the legend * IN * DEALE * 1669. Diameter 18.2mm, thickness 0.8mm and weight 1.3g.
Created on: Friday 12th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 6th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Worth', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-B5C647
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A group of 5 lead tokens dating to the period 1500-1900, one is dated to the 1860s, another to 1762. Description: The tokens are all circular and all but one are decorated and of uniface type (decoration on one side Token 1: Undecorated, slightly abraded. 28.06mm in diameter, 3.55mm thick and 17.46g in weight. Token 2: Uniface, Design in relief 'WC/1782'.Powell type 2 (initials) hybrid with type 8 (numerals). 29.7mm in diameter, 3.21mm thick and 16g in weight. Token 3: Uniface, Design in relief 'TR/186[_]'.Powell type 2 (initials) hybrid with type 8 (numerals). Slight tab at apex o…
Created on: Monday 8th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 11th October 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-72811D
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A very worn post medieval cast lead bi-face token. One face has the initial letters I B and the reverse has a shield with an illegible object upon it. Diameter 13.6mm, thickness 1.6mm and weight 2.5g.
Created on: Friday 5th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 6th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sandwich', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-5CD975
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A very crudely cast probably post medieval uniface lead token. The The entire circumference is irregular, probably through the casting process. On one face, are the initial letters I H (or H I). The reverse is plain and flat. Diameter 15.4mm, thickness 1.5mm and weight 2.2g.
Created on: Thursday 4th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 6th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sandwich', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-BACE23
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A heavily worn Post-Medieval copper-alloy trade token farthing Issued during the mid 17th century possibly issued in the name of William Emet of the City of London. Williamson (1889, 737) Kent no.2733. Description: Obverse: 'HIS HALF PENY' with quatrefoil below, Legend: '[+WM . EMET . IN . S'T . SWIT]HENS . LANE:', initial mark illegible. Reverse: A bear, a bull, and a horse. Legend: Illegible. Most detail is illegible. Measurements: 19mm in diameter, 0.91mm thick and 1g in weight. Discussion: During the mid-17th century (c.1648-1672), due to a shortage of official coins, halfpenny …
Created on: Wednesday 26th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 26th September 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-7CE6F4
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A probably post medieval cast lead token. Oval flan (12.6mm x 10.3mm) with the letters D / G A in two lines. The other side has the letter G in the centre. Weight 0.9g.
Created on: Sunday 23rd September 2018
Last updated: Thursday 6th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sandwich', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-415311
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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An extremely worn and corroded copper alloy 17th century farthing trade token of Sarah Reade of Margate in Kent c.1648-73. Williamson (1886, 376) Kent No. 411 Obverse: the letters S R with a star above and below. Legend: SARAH * READE * Reverse: just the flags (above a fully sailed ship) visible. Legend: OF * MARGIT * [IN * CENT]
Created on: Thursday 20th September 2018
Last updated: Thursday 6th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'sandwich', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-24DACA
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A complete uniface lead token dating to the Post Medieval period (c. AD 1500 - 1800). The obverse has a raised linear design, like the letter E with its mirrored reverse alongside with another less pronounced linear design above and to the left, forming almost a square handle for the box formed by the two letters E. There is a raised external border around the outside edge of the obverse. The reverse of the token is blank, apart from a slight indentation possibly formed from the formation of the obverse design . The object has a midbrown patina. The overall dimensions are as follows:…
Created on: Wednesday 19th September 2018
Last updated: Monday 22nd October 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-555C63
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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An extremely corroded post medieval uniface lead alloy token probably c.1600-1800. The face has a verticl line in the centre with an outward facing letter C on either side. 15.7 mm diameter and weighing 3.4g. The reverse is plain and flat.
Created on: Sunday 9th September 2018
Last updated: Thursday 6th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sandwich', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-270843
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 in the name of Margery Furzer of Deptford then in Kent, dated 1667. Williamson (1889, 359) Kent no.173. Description: Obverse: Date '1667' betweeen two trefoils of three pellets flanking six pettled flower above and below, Legend: '+MARGERY.FVRZER:', initial mark of six pettled flower. Reverse: 'HIR HALF PENNY' in three lines, flower below. Legend: '+IN.D[EDFO]RD.+.'. Initial marks six pettled flower, legend followed by four pettal aligned in cross. Measurements: 18.63mm in diameter, 1.38mm…
Created on: Friday 7th September 2018
Last updated: Friday 7th 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: SUR-FF461B
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A Post Medieval copper alloy farthing token dated 1656, issued by John Pittock, a glover of Deal, Kent. The obverse depicts a glove or gloved hand with legend JOHN PITTOCK. The reverse has the initials of the issuer and his wife, P over I E in the central field, with surrounding legend IN DEALL 1656.
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: PUBLIC-852386
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A probably post medieval cast lead token. The obverse has what appears to be a figure four, with its lower limb terminating in an inverted heart shape with the letters g and M either side. The reverse is plain and flat. Weight 1.9g Diameter 15.2 and thickness 1.3mm.
Created on: Thursday 30th August 2018
Last updated: Friday 31st August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sandwich', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-3AC749
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A complete Cast unifaced circular lead alloy token. The token is decorated on the obverse side with the initial in capital W. The reverse is blank. The token is 13.86 mm in diameter, 1.76 mm thick and weighs 1.9 grams. Lead tokens with simple designs are very easy to make and continued in use for a long period; those with initials are generally thought to date to the post medieval period. (1550-1800 AD).
Created on: Monday 27th August 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 28th August 2018
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