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    • County: Kent

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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: 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: 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
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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
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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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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: KENT-2DBACD
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 and circular. Has an irregular segemented design of eight segments and with pellets in each angle, but rather haphazardly placed. The token is roughly flat and is an off cream colour. The token is abraded and one quarter is bent slightly down. Measurements: 15.82mm in diameter, 2.59mm thick and 2.9g in weight. Discussion: Lead tokens had a wide variety of potential uses such as tallies, gaming pieces, tickets, weights, etc. and are believed to hav…
Created on: Thursday 2nd August 2018
Last updated: Thursday 2nd August 2018
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Record ID: KENT-73AE04
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 Milton Regis, Kent by Cheny Bourne. Williamson 1889, vol I. pg 377 (?), Kent no. 431. Description: Obverse: a sugarloaf. Legend: '[+CHE]NY . BOV[R]NE . O[F]'. Reverse: Initials in two lines. '.B./.C.F'. Legend: '+ M[ILTON . IN . KE]NT'. Initial marks cinquefoils. Measurements: 15.9mm in diameter, 1.22mm thick and 1.25g 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 …
Created on: Tuesday 24th July 2018
Last updated: Monday 30th July 2018
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Record ID: KENT-09587B
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A Post Medieval C16-18th, crudely cast, lead alloy, medium size, circular and flat, uniface token. The Powell 32-type classification system for leaden token and tallies type 2. Obverse: initials 'IP'.Note: The letter I could represent a 'J' before C17th. Reverse: blank. Little wear - very fine condition. One casting sprue remnant at the 12 o'clock position this is more visible on the blank reverse. Slightly buckled/distorted by agricultural machinery, otherwise a matt pale grey surface. This is likely to date to 1500-1799. Ref. Detector Finds, Gordon Bailey, Greenlight Publishing 1992,…
Created on: Thursday 19th July 2018
Last updated: Saturday 21st July 2018
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Record ID: KENT-087498
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A Post Medieval C16th-18th, crudely cast, lead alloy, medium size, circular, flat, uniface token. The Powell 32-type classification system for leaden tokens and tallies type 2. Obverse: Reversed initials 'L.P'. Reverse: Blank. Some wear or poorly cast - fine condition. Two casting sprue runner remnants, one at 12 o'clock position and the other one at 5 o'clock. There is also a probable casting fault on the blank reverse behind the letter 'L' otherwise a matt grey surface. This is likely to date between 1500-1799. Ref. Detector Finds, Gordon Bailey, Greenlight Publishing 1992, page 56-5…
Created on: Thursday 19th July 2018
Last updated: Saturday 21st July 2018
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Record ID: KENT-3518D7
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A worn and highly abraded Post-Medieval copper-alloy trade token farthing Issued in Rochester, Kent by Robert Cart, dated 1668. Williamson 1889, vol I. pg 379 (?), Kent no. 461. Description: Obverse: the date '1668' between two cinquefoils. Legend: '+ROBERT CART'. Reverse: Initials in two lines. '.C.R.S'. Legend: '+ OF ROCHESTER'. Initial marks cinquefoils. Measurements: 14.37mm in diameter, 0.51mm thick and 0.32g 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 f…
Created on: Monday 9th July 2018
Last updated: Thursday 12th July 2018
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Record ID: KENT-185669
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A worn lead unifaced token of the Post-Medieval to Early Modern period, dating to AD1500 - AD 1850. Description: The token is roughly circular and uniface (with decoration on one side). The upper face has the initials 'JH' in alpha style in relief. The token is grey and with some patches of off white. Measurements: 27.25mm in diameter, 3.1mm thick and 13.99g 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 locally produced; they are therefore difficult to date precisely. The …
Created on: Wednesday 13th June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 14th June 2018
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Record ID: KENT-FE5869
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 and circular. Has a quartered design forming a cross and with pellets in each angle, but rather haphazardly. The token is roughly flat and is a grey colour. The token is braded and one quarter is bent slightly down. Measurements: 16.37mm in diameter, 2.33mm thick and 1.9g 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 locally produced; the…
Created on: Tuesday 12th June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 2nd August 2018
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Record ID: KENT-E7F787
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A worn lead unifaced token of the Post-Medieval to Early Modern period, dating to AD1500 - AD 1850. Description: The token is roughly circular and uniface (with decoration on one side). The upper face has the intiials '' in alpha style in relief. The token is grey and with some patches of off white. Measurements: 17.72mm in diameter, 2.31mm thick and 4.07g 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 locally produced; they are therefore difficult to date precisely. The Po…
Created on: Monday 11th June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 14th June 2018
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Record ID: KENT-69DDF5
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A complete, lead, post medieval, token, probably of Elizabethan date, AD.1558-1603. North (1991) no. 2063. Obverse, a double headed eagle in imperial style, wings outstretched. Reverse, a crowned double rose with BEATI REGINA in legend. Measurements: Diameter: 21.19mm, 1.71mm thick and Weight: 4.6g
Created on: Tuesday 5th June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 7th June 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-BB00B1
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A worn 17th century AD copper-alloy trade token dating to 1667. Obverse description: Fleur-de-lis. Obverse inscription: RICH CHAMBERS OF. Reverse description: C / RM. Reverse inscription: TOWNE MALLING 1667. Williamson No. Kent - 401 Weight: 0.82 g . Diameter: 15 mm.
Created on: Monday 28th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 29th May 2018
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Record ID: KENT-68184D
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A worn post-medieval copper-alloy 17th-century token farthing issued by Ralph Robins of Sandwich, Kent. Williamson (1967, 383) Kent no. 504, dated 1655 (on token). Description: Obverse: A boat with rigging.. Legend: '[+RALPH . ROBI]NS'. Reverse: 'R . S . R.' in two lines in the field. Legend: 'IN . SANDWICH[ . 1655'. Both Legends contain star marks. Measurements: 14.96mm in diameter, 0.75mm thick and 0.61g 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 facilitat…
Created on: Thursday 24th May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 24th May 2018
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