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18th CENTURY TOKENS

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ENGLAND

CHESHIRE

WSCT 8611

Macclesfield. 18th Century Token. MACCLESFIELD. Ornamental cypher of “R & Co” (Roe & Company), surmounted by a beehive and bees. ® HALFPENNY. 1789. Seated female “Genius” holding in her right hand a drill, and a cogwheel of eight spokes in her left. Edge: PAYABLE AT MACCLESFIELD LIVERPOOL OR CONGLETON .x. D&H # 13.

£10.00

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WSCT 7376

Macclesfield. 18th Century Token. CHARLES ROE ESTABLISHED THE COPPER WORKS 1758., bust of Charles Roe. ® MACCLESFIELD HALFPENNY 1790, a female holding a cogwheel with six spokes. Edge: PAYABLE AT MACCLESFIELD LIVERPOOL OR CONGLETON .x. D&H # 25.

£20.00

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WSCT 7389

Macclesfield. 18th Century Token. CHARLES ROE ESTABLISHED THE COPPER WORKS 1758., bust of Charles Roe. ® MACCLESFIELD HALFPENNY 1792, a female holding a cogwheel with six spokes. Edge: PAYABLE AT MACCLESFIELD LIVERPOOL OR CONGLETON .x. D&H # 56-59.

£15.00

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GLOUCESTERSHIRE

WSCT 7401

Briscombe Port. 18th Century Token. A sailing barge with a Union Jack flag at it’s stern. THAMES AND SEVERN CANAL MDCCXCV .-*-. ® Detailed view of the entrance to the canal tunnel under Sapperton Hill. Edge: PAYABLE AT BRISCOMBE PORT x. D&H # 59.

£45.00

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HAMPSHIRE

WSCT 8621

Petersfield. 18th Century Token. PETERSFIELD. Mounted dragoon presenting sword, on horse trotting to left. ® PROMISSORY HALFPENNY 1793. A stork on a tuft of marshy ground. Edge: EAMES . HOLLAND & ANDREWS PETERSFIELD – X - D&H # 48.

£25.00

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WSCT 7383

Portsmouth. 18th Century Token. Bust of John Howard left. IOHN HOWARD. F. R. S PHILANTHROPIST. ® Arms of the town of Portsmouth, the sun and moon over a triple-towered castle, with the Chichester arms over the entrance. PORTSMOUTH AND CHICHESTER. HALFPENNY 1794. Edge: PAYABLE AT SHARPS PORTSMOUTH AND CHALDECOTTS CHICHESTER.

£15.00

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LANCASHIRE

WSCT 7397

Manchester. 18th Century Token. Porter walking right carrying sack. MANCHESTER HALFPENNY 1793. ® Coat of arms with lion rampant and three lis, crested by a crown. SUCCESS TO NAVIGATION. Edge: PAYABLE AT BIRMINGHAM LONDON OR BRISTOL. D&H # 135a.

£20.00

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MIDDLESEX

WSCT 7379

D I Eaton. 18th Century Token. Bust of Eaton to left over ribbon reading: FRANGAS NON FLECTES (break not, bend). D. I. EATON THREE TIMES ACQUITTED OF SEDITION. ® A cock crowing over pigs in a sty. PRINTER TO THE MAJESTY OF THE PEOPLE. LONDON. 1795. Edge: Milled.

£30.00

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WSCT 7399

J Kilvington. 18th Century Token. Laureate bust facing left. PAYABLE AT J. KILVINGTONS. ® Britannia seated left. BRUNSWICK HALFPENNY 1795. Edge: Engrailed. D&H # 346-348a.

£20.00

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NORFOLK

WSCT 7394

Norwich. 18th Century Token. Key suspended from an ornamental iron archway. PAYABLE AT BULLEN AND MARTINS, MARKET PLACE NORWICH. 1794. ® An old plough and shuttle. SUCCESS TO THE PLOUGH & SHUTTLE. Edge: Plain. D&H # 19.

£40.00

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WSCT 7381

Norwich. 18th Century Token. Shield of arms of the city of Norwich, upon a sword and mace in saltire, between palm branches. SUCCESS TO THE CITY OF NORWICH. ® Old fashioned shop front with two windows and a glass door between, over which is a large circular sign showing a bird with wings extended. Above the door is written DUNHAM & YALLOP and beneath the fanlight is TEAS. All enclosed within a circle of leaves. NORWICH HALFPENNY 1792. Edge: PAYABLE AT THE SHOP OF DUNHAM & YALLOP GOLD-SMITHS. D&H # 28.

£20.00

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WSCT 7396

Norwich. 18th Century Token. Shield of arms of the city of Norwich, upon a sword and mace in saltire, between palm branches. SUCCESS TO THE CITY OF NORWICH. ® An eagle with wings expanded. NORWICH HALFPENNY. 1793. Edge: PAYABLE AT THE SHOP OF DUNHAM & YALLOP GOLD-SMITHS. D&H # 31.

£25.00

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NOTTINGHAMSHIRE

WSCT 7384

Nottingham. 18th Century Token. DONALD & CO STOCKING MANUFACTURERS WHOLESALE & RETAIL, surrounded by oval of leaves with PROMISSORY HALFPENNY PAYABLE AT NOTTING’M OR. ® Bees swarming around a beehive within a circle of leaves. No 29 BULL STREET BIRMINGHAM 1792. Edge: Plain. D&H # 7. Note the second O in PROMISSORY has been re-cut over an A to correct a spelling mistake.

£10.00

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SOMERSET

WSCT 7395

Bath. 18th Century Token. Cedar tree beside overgrown ruin. EVEN UNTO THE HYSSOP THAT SPRINGETH OUT OF THE WALL, 1. KINGS: CH: 4. V: 33. ® Detailed archway into botanic gardens. HE SPAKE OF TREES, FROM THE CEDAR TREE THAT IS IN LEBANON, BATH TOKEN 1794. Edge: Plain. D&H # 26.

£40.00

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SUFFOLK

WSCT 8720

Beccles. 18th Century Token. South porch of the church. B'ECCLESIAE. ® View of a bridge. F S U on a label below. COMMUNITATE AUCTA 1795. Edge: PAYABLE AT BECCLES SUFFOLK / * / * / * /. D&H # 16.

£65.00

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YORKSHIRE

WSCT 7378

Leeds, Paley's. 18th Century Token. A whole length figure of Bishop Blaze, and a lamb. ARTIS NOSTRAE CONDITOR. ® Shield of arms, crest an owl. LEEDS HALFPENNY 1791. Edge: PAYABLE AT THE WAREHOUSE OF RICHARD PALEY .xx. D&H # 51.

£18.00

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WALES

WSCT 7222

Anglesey. 18th Century Token. Druid's head left within oak wreath. ® Cypher, P M Co, with 1788 above. WE PROMISE TO PAY THE BEARER ONE PENNY. Edge: .xx. ON DEMAND IN LONDON LIVERPOOL OR ANGLESEY.

£25.00

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