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Coins of England : Commonwealth (Pattern)

S Numbers refer to Spink's  Coins of England and the United Kingdom, 42nd ed., (2007)
P Numbers refer to Peck's  English Copper, Tin and Bronze Coins in the British Museum 1558-1958, 2nd ed., (1964)
M Numbers refer to Montagu's  Copper, Tin and Bronze Coinage and Patterns for Coins of England, 2nd ed., (1893)

O: Obverse | R: Reverse | E: Edge Click Images to View Coin Details
Official Pattern Farthing (Copper): (1649)
O  Shield bearing the Cross of St George, beaded circle around, a mullet at the top at start of legend, toothed border
FARTHING · TOKENS · OF · ENGLAND
R  A shield bearing the Irish harp, front plain, usually with seven strings, a beaded circle around and a mullet at the top at the start of the legend, toothed border
FOR · NECESSITY · OF · CHANGE · 1649
E  Plain
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Official Pattern Farthing (Copper): (1650)
O  Shield bearing the Cross of St George, roped circle around, a mullet at the top at start of legend, toothed border
THE · FARTHING · TOKENS · FOR
R  A shield bearing the Irish harp, front decorated, usually with eight strings, a roped circle around and a mullet at the top at the start of the legend, toothed border
THE · RELEFE · OF · THE · PORE
E  Plain
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Official Pattern Farthing (Tin): (1650)
O  Shield bearing the Irish harp, front decorated, with eight strings, toothed (elongated beads) circle around, mullet at top at start of legend, toothed border
THE · FARTHING · TOKEN · OF · THE
R  A shield bearing the Cross of St George, toothed (elongated beads) circle around, mullet at the top at start of legend, toothed border
COMMON · WEALTH · OF · ENGLAND
E  Plain
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Official Pattern Farthing (Copper): (1651)
O  Shield bearing the Cross of St George, beaded circle around, a mullet at the top at start of legend, toothed border
TRVTH [mullet]· AND [mullet] PEACE
R  A shield bearing the Irish harp, front plain, usually with eight strings, a beaded circle around and a mullet at the top at the start of the legend, toothed border
TRVTH [mullet] AND [mullet] PEACE
E  Plain
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Official Pattern Farthing (Copper): (1651)
O  Shield in the form of a scroll with a sun in the center having sixteen rays, roped circle around. Mullet at to at start of legend, toothed border
GOD · IS · OVR · SVN · AND · SHIELD
R  Rock with waves crashing against it, roped circle around. Above the rock is the legend · A · TOKENE · 1651 · R · with another roped partial circle. Mullet at top at start of legend, toothed border
OVR · FOVNDATION · IS · A · ROCKE · A · TOKENE · 1651 · R ·
E  Plain
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Official Pattern Farthing (Copper/Brass): (1652)
O  Legend in four lines, two cinquefoils at top, THE has an Irish harp to left and a shield with the Cross of St George to the right, toothed border. Obverse struck in copper
PITTY THE POORE 1652
R  Legend in four lines, two cinquefoils above. ER between two cinquefoils, and GOD with a harp to the left and a shield with the Cross of St George to the right, toothed border. Reverse struck in brass
SVCH GOD LOVES ER
E  Plain
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Official Pattern Farthing (Copper and/or Brass): (1652)
O  Legend in three lines, THE between cinquefoils, below, between cinquefoils, is a harp to the left of a shield bearing the Cross of St George, border of alternating quatrefoils and teeth. Obverse struck in copper
THE COMONS PETICION
R  Legend in three lines, THE between cinquefoils, below, between E and R is a harp to the left with a shield having the Cross of St George to the right, border of alternating quatrefoils and teeth. Reverse struck in brass or copper
THE POORES RELEFE E R
E  Plain
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