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Robert Manfield at the Sign of The Death’s Head in Distaff Lane

A mid-17th century token issued by a tradesman operating from the sign of the Death’s Head in Distaff Lane, London. The above copper farthing token measures 16.2 mm and weighs 1.02 grams. It was issued by a tradesman from the Bread Street Ward...
From: Mr. Pepys' Small Change on 27 Aug 2016

The Three Tuns Tavern Against the Great Conduit in Cheapside

A mid-17th century token issued by a tradesman operating from the sign of The Three Tuns, near the Great Conduit in Cheapside, London. The above copper farthing token measures 16.8 mm and weighs 1.17 grams. It was issued by a tradesman from the Cheapside...
From: Mr. Pepys' Small Change on 19 Jul 2016

Thomas Bonny at the sign of the Clothworkers’ Arms in Bedlam

A half penny tradesman’s token issued by Thomas Bonny of Bedlam The above brass half penny token measures 20.8 mm and weighs 2.28 grams. It was issued in the name of Thomas Bonny a tradesman who operated his business in the district of Bedlam in...
From: Mr. Pepys' Small Change on 15 May 2016

The Lion & Key in Thames Street – The investigation of a mid-17th century token from London

A mid-17th century farthing token issued by a tradesman living off Thames Street (possibly at Lion(‘s) Quay in the parish of St. Botolph, Billingsgate. The above brass farthing token measures 15.5 mm and weighs 0.99 grams. It was issued in the...
From: Mr. Pepys' Small Change on 21 Feb 2016

Abraham le Keux in Norton Folgate

A farthing token issued by Abraham le Keux a mid-17th century tradesman of the Liberty of Norton Folgate, London The above copper farthing token measures 15.9 mm and weighs 0.92 grams. It was issued in the name of Abraham le Keux of Norton Folgate, London....
From: Mr. Pepys' Small Change on 3 Jan 2016

Sir Charles Sedley – Issuer of An Enigmatic 17th Century Token From Honeychild Manor, Kent

The token illustrated below is different in several ways to other 17th century trade tokens discussed on this site. Firstly it is not from the city of London or its environs, although its issuer did spent the bulk of his life living in the capital. Secondly...
From: Mr. Pepys' Small Change on 6 Sep 2015

John Kent at the Three Tuns Taverns

The mid-17th century copper farthing tokens illustrated below are of similar weight (0.98 grams and 0.95 gams respectively) and size (15.4 mm and 15.7 mm respectively) and were both issued by the same person, namely John Kent, a vintner and citizen of...
From: Mr. Pepys' Small Change on 15 Aug 2015

Henry Gibbon at the sign of the Falcon in Fetter Lane

A farthing token issued by Henry Gibbon at the sign of the Falcon in Fetter Lane, London The above brass farthing token measures 15.8 mm and weighs 0.99 grams. It was issued in 1650 by Henry Gibbon a tradesman of Fetter Lane in the Farringdon Ward Without...
From: Mr. Pepys' Small Change on 17 May 2015

Humphrey Vaughan of White Hart Yard, Westminster

A half penny tradesman’s token issued by Humphrey Vaughan at White Hart Yard, Westminster The above copper half penny token measures 18.3 mm and weighs 1.70 grams. It was issued in 1666 by Humphrey Vaughan a tradesman of White Hart Yard off Covent...
From: Mr. Pepys' Small Change on 4 Apr 2015

John Patston at the Iron Gate, Tower of London

A farthing tradesman’s token issued by John Patston at the Iron Gate adjacent to the Tower of London The above copper farthing token measures 16.9 mm and weighs 1.10 grams. It was issued in the mid-17th century by John Patston a tradesman living...
From: Mr. Pepys' Small Change on 8 Mar 2015

Mr. Dry at the Three Sugar Loaves in Wapping

A farthing tradesman’s token issued at the sign of the three sugar loaves in Wapping, Middlesex. The above copper farthing token measures 15.9 mm and weighs 0.99 grams. It was issued in 1650 by a tradesman in Wapping, a district of eastern London...
From: Mr. Pepys' Small Change on 15 Feb 2015

At the sign of the Lobster by the maypole in the Strand

A farthing tradesman’s token issued at the sign of the Lobster by the maypole in the Strand, Westminster. The above copper farthing token measures 15.6 mm in diameter and weighs 0.85 grams. It was issued by a tradesman who operated from premises...
From: Mr. Pepys' Small Change on 18 Jan 2015

Richard Harper of West Smithfield

A Farthing token of Richard Harper at the sign of the Harp in West Smithfield The above copper farthing token measures 15.5 mm in diameter and weighs 0.96 grams. On purely stylistic grounds it would appear to date from the 1650s. It was issued by Richard...
From: Mr. Pepys' Small Change on 11 Aug 2014

George Carpenter, Mealman of Wapping

A farthing token issued by George Carpenter – A mid-17th century grain dealer of Wapping, London. The above copper farthing token measures 15.6 mm in diameter and weighs 0.80 grams. It was most likely issued in the 1650s. The token was issued by...
From: Mr. Pepys' Small Change on 9 Jul 2014

Richard Athy at the sign of the Fleur de Lys in St. James Market Place, Westminster

A half penny token issued by Richard Athy at or by the sign of the “Fleur de Lys” in St. James Market, Westminster The above octagonal half penny brass token measures 19.8 mm by 19.9 mm and weighs 2.06 grams. It was issued in 1668 by a tradesman...
From: Mr. Pepys' Small Change on 17 May 2014

At the sign of the Old Man’s Head in St. James Market Place, Westminster

A farthing token issued by a tradesman operating at or by the sign of the “Old Man’s Head” in St. James Market, Westminster. The above brass farthing token measures 15.9 mm and weighs 1.80 grams. It was issued by a tradesman whose premises...
From: Mr. Pepys' Small Change on 4 Apr 2014

The Bell Tavern in King Street, Westminster

A farthing token of the Bell Tavern, King Street, Westminster The above brass farthing token measures 15.9 mm and weighs 0.89 grams. It was issued in the name of The Bell Tavern which was once located in King Street in St. Margaret’s Parish, Westminster....
From: Mr. Pepys' Small Change on 10 Mar 2014

Thomas Springall of the Castle Tavern in St. Clement’s Churchyard.

A half penny token of Thomas Springall of the Castle Tavern, behind St. Clement Danes Church, Westminster The above copper half penny token measures 19.2 mm and weighs 1.27 grams. It was issued by Thomas Springall a vintner who operated from premises...
From: Mr. Pepys' Small Change on 8 Feb 2014

A Ticket to Attend The Royal Touching Ceremonies of Charles II

Royal Touching Ceremony Entrance Ticket or Pass dating to the reign of Charles II The object above is an entrance ticket or pass dating from the reign of King Charles II. It measures 29.7 mm and weighs 11.15 grams and is bi-metallic comprising an inner...
From: Mr. Pepys' Small Change on 2 Feb 2014

Gabriell Marden of Durham Yard

A farthing token date 1659 issued by Gabriell Marden – A tradesman from Durham Yard, Westminster The copper farthing token, pictured above, measures 16.0 mm and weighs 1.32 grams. It was issued in 1659 by Gabriell Marden, a tradesman operating...
From: Mr. Pepys' Small Change on 19 Jan 2014

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