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    • Object type: TOKEN
    • Denomination: Token farthing

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Record ID: SOM-39EBE6
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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Post-medieval copper-alloy 17th century trade token farthing issued by John Grenway of Crewkerne in Somerset, Williamson Somerset 109 dating to 1648 to 1672. Williamson (1891, 978).
Created on: Friday 14th December 2018
Last updated: Friday 14th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Odcombe CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-39A4DE
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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A post-medieval copper-alloy 17th-century trade token farthing issued Richard Oldes at Sherborne in Dorset, Williamson Dorset 166, dating to AD 1648 to 1672. Ref: Williamson (1891, 191).
Created on: Friday 14th December 2018
Last updated: Friday 14th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Odcombe CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-3981DC
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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A post-medieval copper-alloy 17th-century trade token farthing issued Ambrose Seward at Yeovil in Somerset, Williamson Somerset 339, dating to AD 1648 to 1672. Ref: Williamson (1891, 995).
Created on: Friday 14th December 2018
Last updated: Friday 14th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Odcombe CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-393A57
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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A post-medieval copper-alloy 17th-century trade token farthing issued by the Portreeve at Lanport in Somerset, Williamson Somerset 175, dated 1667 on the token. Ref: Williamson (1891, 983). The letters L.E. stand for Langport Eastover and I.M. are the initials of John Mitchell, the then Portreeve.
Created on: Friday 14th December 2018
Last updated: Friday 14th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Odcombe CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-391A85
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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A post-medieval copper-alloy 17th-century trade token farthing issued by the Constables at Taunton in Somerset, Williamson Somerset 227-230, dated 1667 on the token. Ref: Williamson (1891, 987).
Created on: Friday 14th December 2018
Last updated: Friday 14th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Odcombe CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-386E37
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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A post-medieval copper-alloy 17th-century trade token farthing issued by the Constables at Taunton in Somerset, Williamson Somerset 227-230, dated 1667 on the token. Ref: Williamson (1891, 987).
Created on: Friday 14th December 2018
Last updated: Friday 14th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stoke sub Hamdon', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-FE0EF2
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Copper alloy Post Medieval farthing trade token. Issued by Edmond Peckover a grocer in Fakenham. Obv: EDMOND PECKONER, Merchant Taylors' arms within inner circle. Rev: GROCR IN FAKENHAM, Dated 1667 in the centre with cinquefoil rosette above and below, all within inner circle. The token has been punched with a sharp implement at the 8 o'clock position on the obverse with the sharp deflected material remaining around the periphery of the sub- circular hole on the reverse face. At the time of recording three other Peckoner farthings are recorded on the database, all of which are within 1…
Created on: Tuesday 11th December 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 11th December 2018
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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: IOW-C1F282
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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An almost complete post-Medieval copper-alloy token farthing issued by Ann Barford of Newport, Isle of Wight, c. 1664. Williamson 1889: Hampshire (265, ref: 97). Obverse: AN[N.BARFORD.IN]; [The Stationers' Arms: On a chevron, between three Bibles, an eagle rising between two roses; in chief a dove, displayed in a circle of glory]. Reverse: NEWPORT.ISLE OF WITE; A B in field. Diameter: 15.9mm. Weight: 1.34g. DA=12:9. The obverse is largely obscured by a deposit of iron. Williamson, G.C., 1967 Trade Tokens Issued in the Seventeenth Century London: Seaby Ltd.
Created on: Monday 26th November 2018
Last updated: Monday 26th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-438C8C
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Medway
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An almost complete Post Medieval C17th, milled, copper alloy Trade token. Obverse: Clasped hands. Inscription: IACOB (PA)RSON. Reverse: Three initials P over I*E. Inscription: IN (G)RAVESEND 1651. Die axis: 12 o'clock. Slight damage to the edges of the flan 'nibbled' between 1 o'clock and 4 o'clock on the obverse otherwise little wear or very fine condition but some pale green and brown surface corrosion. This is likely to date to 1651. Ref. British Tokens & their values, Seaby, London 1970 reprinted 1984, page 28-29 No. 301 and Seventeenth Century Tokens of the British Isles and t…
Created on: Tuesday 20th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 22nd November 2018
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Record ID: IOW-33A87C
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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A complete and corroded post-Medieval copper-alloy token farthing issued by the Corporation of Newport, Isle of Wight. Dated 1664 on token. Williamson 1889: Hampshire (265, ref: 96. var.). Obverse: NEW/PORT IN/THE ISLE/OF WIGHT/1664. Reverse: Sailing ship in full sail left. Diameter: 18.0mm. Weight: 0.98g. DA=12:6. Williamson, G.C., 1967 Trade Tokens Issued in the Seventeenth Century London: Seaby Ltd. For a clearer example see: IOW-8E2F81.
Created on: Monday 19th November 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 20th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-E9AC27
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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Post Medieval copper alloy trade token farthing issued by the Constables of Taunton dating to1667 AD. Williamson (1891:987) Somerset 230.
Created on: Friday 16th November 2018
Last updated: Monday 3rd December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Middlezoy', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LON-D88C36
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 AD 1665. Issued by Edward Pinnill in Reading. Williamson (1889:34 108). Obverse: EDWARD . PINNILL = 1665 Reverse: IN . READING = E . A . P Demensions: diameter: 15.31mm; 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: Thursday 15th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 16th November 2018
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Record ID: SOM-AD3EBA
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
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Post Medieval copper alloy trade token farthing issued by the town of Newbury in Berkshire dated 1657 on the token. Williamson (1889: 28) Berkshire 52.
Created on: Tuesday 13th November 2018
Last updated: Monday 10th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Buttermere', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-98C34B
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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A very worn copper-alloy farthing trade token issued by Thomas Solley, a grocer in Mendlesham, dating to 1663. Williamson 243. Obverse: THO SOLLEY GROCER, the date '1663' within an inner border. Reverse: IN MENDLESHAM, initials T S S in a triangle Farthing trade tokens were first issued in 1648 as a response to the lack of small change, with halfpenny tokens following in 1656. They were suppressed by Royal Authority in 1674.
Created on: Monday 12th November 2018
Last updated: Monday 12th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Framlingham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-98A972
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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A worn complete Post-Medieval copper-alloy farthing trade token dating to exactly 1653, struck for Iohn (John) Capon of Framlingham, a grocer. As Williamson no. 125. Obverse description; a castle gatehouse Obverse legend; *IOHN . CAPON. GROCER Reverse description; initials I C E in triangle Reverse legend; *OF. FRAMLINGHAM 1653 Farthing trade tokens were first issued in 1648 as a response to the lack of small change, with halfpenny tokens being introduced later. They were suppressed in 1674 under Royal authority.
Created on: Monday 12th November 2018
Last updated: Monday 12th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Framlingham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-412908
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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A somewhat worn copper-alloy farthing token issued by John Seaman of Stanton, Suffolk, dating c. 1648-1674. Unlisted in Williamson, Dickinson 306, Norweb 4464. Obverse: talbot (hunting dog) left, *IOHN.SEAMAN** Reverse: initials I S A in triangle within pelleted inner border, IN. STANTON Farthing trade tokens were first issued in 1648 as a response to the lack of small change, with halfpenny tokens following in 1656. They were suppressed by Royal Authority in 1674.
Created on: Thursday 8th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 8th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stanton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: GLO-0690D0
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
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Copper alloy Bristol token Date:1651-1670 Obverse: C B / [...] [A BRISTOLL FARTHING] Reverse: Port broadside partial view of a three-masted ship under sail and a fort Reverse [THE ARMES OF BRISTOLL]
Created on: Monday 5th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 8th November 2018
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Record ID: GLO-067E01
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
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Copper alloy Gloucester City token Dated to 1657 Obverse: Shield displaying the coat of arms of Gloucester. THE ARMES OF GLOVCESTE Reverse: three stars/C G/1657. A GLOVCESTER FARTHING
Created on: Monday 5th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 8th November 2018
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Record ID: HAMP-C71347
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
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A post-medieval 17th century farthing trade token of William Cornelius of Andover, Hampshire. Dating to the period 1648-72. Reference: Williamson, Hampshire 19.
Created on: Friday 2nd November 2018
Last updated: Friday 2nd November 2018
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