Farthing - London Fleet Bridge / W.M.W.

Farthing - London (Fleet Bridge / W.M.W.) -  obverseFarthing - London (Fleet Bridge / W.M.W.) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer England (United Kingdom)
Type Token
Years 1648-1672
Value 1 Farthing = ¼ Penny = 1⁄48 Shilling = 1⁄960 Pound
Currency English Trade Tokens (1648-72)
Composition Copper
Weight 0.9 g
Diameter 16 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized 1674
Number N# 176477
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References B-W# 1053
William Boyne, George C. Williamson; 1889. Trade Tokens Issued in the Seventeenth Century in England, Wales and Ireland, by corporations, merchants, tradesmen, etc. / Volume 1 (2nd edition). Elliot Stock, London, United Kingdom.
And 1 more volumes.

Obverse

The Merchant-Tailor's Arms central within inner circle, merchant's name and trade around.

Lettering: WILL · WALL · CAPP · MAKER ·

Reverse

Merchant's initials central within inner circle, legend around.

Lettering:
· W ·
W · M
AT · FLEET · BRIDGE · * ·

Comments

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1648-1672) 

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