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    • Object type: TOKEN
    • Denomination: Token farthing

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Record ID: OXON-C2F74B
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A worn and bent post-medieval copper-alloy farthing trader's token issued by the City of Bristol in AD 1652. Williamson (1891, 241), Gloucestershire 12.
Created on: Thursday 9th August 2018
Last updated: Thursday 9th August 2018
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Record ID: IOW-C2A249
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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A complete and worn post-Medieval copper-alloy token farthing of Richard Dore of Newport, Isle of Wight, dated 1654 on token (Champion n.d., 37, ref. 99). Obverse: [RICHARD DORE]; R D in field. Reverse: [OF NEWPORT]; 1654 in field. Diameter: 15.7mm. Weight: 1.21g. DA=12:6. Richard Dore was a member of the Corporation, but in 1662 he and other members of that body were dismissed for refusing to take the Oath of Supremacy and Allegiance. (see: 'The Antiquary' Vol. XLVIII, 1912, where there is an article on the Ledger Book of Newport, Isle of Wight, 1567-1799 by architect and antiquar…
Created on: Thursday 9th August 2018
Last updated: Thursday 9th August 2018
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Record ID: IOW-8B407A
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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An almost complete and worn post-Medieval copper-alloy token farthing issued by Elizabeth Maynard, an apothecary of Newport, Isle of Wight, c. 1664 (Champion u. d. 51, ref. 113). Obverse: [ELIZ.MAY]NARD.NEW; E M in field. Reverse: [PORT ILE OF WITE]; E M in field. Diameter: 15.0mm. Weight: 0.63g. DA=12:12. Elizabeth Maynard, nee Clarke, was Anthony's widow and probably continued to trade as an apothecary, until her son, Anthony, completed his training and took over the business. Champion, A. F. Trade Tokens of the Isle of Wight. Privately Published.
Created on: Monday 6th August 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 7th August 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-30F958
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wakefield
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A post-Medieval copper alloy trader's token: a farthing of John Naylor, a grocer of Wakefield, dated 1664: Williamson no. 361 (Yorkshire). Ref: Dickinson 1986: 236. Obverse description: A soldier on horseback,galloping left, with drawn sword.Obverse inscription: [JO]HN NAYLOR [GROCER]Reverse description: An inscription in three lines reading N / I M, within a beaded circle.There are single, small lozenges flanking the N and a vertical pair between the I and M.Reverse inscription: IN [WA]K[F]EILD 64 The token has been heavily cleaned and most of the detail is now lost. It is 16.2mm in…
Created on: Thursday 2nd August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 15th August 2018
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Record ID: DOR-03D227
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
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A 17th century trade token. Issued by Thomas Williams in Chard, Somerset in 1656. Reference: Boyne 1858, P. 393, No. 74 Date: Post Medieval Diameter: 15.68 mm Weight: 0.83 g Die axis: 6
Created on: Tuesday 31st July 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 31st July 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-85F611
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
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An incomplete copper farthing token of Henry Peniell at the public house, the Seven Stars in Falmouth, dated to 1666 on similar tokens but the date is missing on this token. The public house, The Seven Stars is still open and the sign of the seven stars refers to the Pleiades, "not uncommon throughout the West of England" (Williamson, 1967, 98). Reference Williamson,1967, p.98, no.10 and Mayne & Williams,1985, p.24, no.5.
Created on: Wednesday 25th July 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 25th July 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: SUR-6E4411
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
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Copper alloy trade token or farthing, Guildford, late 17th century. Obverse has a town gate or castle with legend GVILDFORD and date possibly 1668. Reverse has a square shield with a cross flory between four martlets - the arms of Edward the Confessor. Legend possibly F*M*F*S. As Thompson and Dickinson (1996) Plate 17 numbers 4594c and 4595c.
Created on: Tuesday 24th July 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 24th July 2018
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Record ID: BH-1E50EE
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
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A complete but very worn copper-alloy farthing trade token from The Grocers' Arms, Luton dating to AD 1653. Obverse: Illegible Obverse inscription: ABRAHAM . PEETER Reverse: A . P. between cinque foil Reverse inscription: OF . LVTON . 1653 See Williamson 1967, p. 11, no. 71.
Created on: Friday 20th July 2018
Last updated: Thursday 9th August 2018
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Record ID: SOM-054B08
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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Post Medieval copper alloy trade token farthing issued by Elias Martin of Ruishton (Reston) in Somerset, dated 1671 on token, Williamson vol.I, p.168, Lincolnshire 208 Recently reattributed to Somerset based on the findspots of examples recorded by PAS and historical records of the issuer (Minnitt forthcoming).
Created on: Thursday 19th July 2018
Last updated: Thursday 19th July 2018
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Record ID: DEV-0525C7
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Devon
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A Post-Medieval copper alloy trader's token farthing, dating to AD 1662. Issued by the City of Bristol. Williamson (1967) Gloucestershire 18.
Created on: Thursday 19th July 2018
Last updated: Thursday 19th July 2018
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Record ID: LON-5ECC79
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 issued by Edward Buldwin dating from AD1654. Williamson (1891:1134 140). Obverse: EDWARD . BVLDWIN = Three salmon haurient in a triangle Reverse: IN . KINGSTON . 1654 = E . M . B Demensions: diameter: 15.11mm; weight: 0.88g. 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. Pers comm Verity Anthony
Created on: Wednesday 11th July 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 17th July 2018
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Record ID: NMS-4B3D5A
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Worn post medieval copper alloy farthing token issued by Thomas Burton of Diss dating to the period c. AD 1650 - 1670. See: Williamson, no. 28.
Created on: Tuesday 10th July 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 10th July 2018
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Record ID: SOM-472817
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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Post Medieval copper alloy trade token farthing issued by Elias Martin of Ruishton (Reston) in Somerset, dated 1671 on token, Williamson vol.I, p.168, Lincolnshire 208 Recently reattributed to Somerset based on the findspots of examples recorded by PAS and historical records of the issuer (Minnitt forthcoming).
Created on: Tuesday 10th July 2018
Last updated: Thursday 19th July 2018
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Record ID: BH-375CDF
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Buckinghamshire
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A complete copper-alloy object, possibly a Post-Medieval trade token farthing dating to the seventeenth century. Illegible obverse and reverse.
Created on: Monday 9th July 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 10th 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: LON-F2CC9B
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 (1889:706 2301). Obverse: AT . THE . NOBLE . GARTER = Three fishes haurient Reverse: AT . QVEENE . HITHE = B . M . F Demensions: diameter: 15.38mm; 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: Friday 6th July 2018
Last updated: Monday 9th July 2018
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Record ID: LON-F2CC07
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 (1889:724 2551). Obverse: AT . THE . BIRD . IN . HAND = A hand holding a bird Reverse: IN . S . IOHNS . LANE = T . M . A Demensions: diameter: 15.79mm, weight: 0.99g. 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: Friday 6th July 2018
Last updated: Monday 9th July 2018
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Record ID: LON-F2C9F6
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 AD1657. Williamson (1891:1010 103). Obverse: AT . YE . DEATHES . HEAD = A Skull Reverse: IN . SOVTHWARKE . 57 = I . H .W Demensions: diameter: 15.91mm, weight: 0.47g. Reference: Williamson, G. C. 1889. 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. Pers comm Verity Anthony
Created on: Friday 6th July 2018
Last updated: Monday 9th July 2018
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Record ID: LON-F2C95B
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 (1889:778 3213). Obverse: AT . THE . BLEW . HELMET = A . E . H Reverse: IN TOWER STREETE = A Helmet Demensions: diameter: 16.15mm, weight: 0.95g. Reference: Williamson, G. C. 1889. Trade Tokens Issued in the Seventeenth Century. 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: Friday 6th July 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 17th July 2018
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