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17th Century Tokens : Cambridge-02 in Cambridgeshire

W Numbers refer to Williamson's  Trade Tokens Issued in the Seventeenth Century in England, Wales and Ireland, (1891)

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W22: Cambridgeshire, Cambridge (Farthing): (1663)
O  The Haberdashers' Arms
EDWARD CHALLIS:
R  E C 1667
IN CAMBRIDG 1663 E C
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The arms are barry nebulée of 4, a lion passant gardant on a bend dexter.
W23: Cambridgeshire, Cambridge (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  The Haberdashers' Arms
EDWARD CHALLIS:
R  E C (larger than on No. 22), mullet for a mintmark
IN CAMBRIDG [two mullets] E C
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W24: Cambridgeshire, Cambridge (Farthing): (1653)
O  A broche of 5 candles, mullet for a mintmark
FRANCIS CHALLIS
R  F C, mullet for a mintmark
IN CAMBRIDGE 1653 F C
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Francis Challis was elected alderman in 1655, but refused the office (Cooper, Ann., iii. 463). In this token the inscription on the reverse begins at the bottom.
W25: Cambridgeshire, Cambridge (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  A broche of 8 candles, no inner circle, bar of the broche touches the O of JOHN
IOHN CHAPLYN
R  I M C, mullet for a mintmark
IN CAMBRIDGE I M C
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W26: Cambridgeshire, Cambridge (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  A broche of 8 candles, no inner circle, the bar of the broche ending between O and H of JOHN
IOHN CHAPLYN
R  I M C, mullet for a mintmark
IN CAMBRIDGE I M C
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W27: Cambridgeshire, Cambridge (Farthing): (1667)
O  A broche of 7 candles
IOHN CHAPLYN
R  I M C, mullet for a mintmark
IN CAMBRIDGE 1667 I M C
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He was common councilman till 1685 (Cooper, Ann., iii. 605).
W28: Cambridgeshire, Cambridge (Farthing): (1652)
O  The Haberdashers' Arms
ED CLARK HABERDASHER
R  E A C, mullet for a mintmark
IN CAMBRIDGE 1652 E A C
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The arms are not quite correct, being Semé of roundlets (instead of being barry nebulée), per bend dexter a lion passant gardant.
W29: Cambridgeshire, Cambridge (Farthing): (1652)
O  The Haberdashers' Arms
ED CLARK HABERDASHER
R  E A C, mullet for a mintmark
IN CAMBRIDGE 1652 E A C
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Teardrops for the roundlets on the obverse arms, thus coming nearer to the true representation of the arms.
W30: Cambridgeshire, Cambridge (Farthing): (1654)
O  The Haberdashers' Arms
ED CLARK HABERDASHER
R  E A C, mullet for a mintmark
IN CAMBRIDGE 1652 E A C
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Mentioned by Cole.
W31: Cambridgeshire, Cambridge (Farthing): (1664)
O  The Haberdashers' Arms
ED CLARK HABERDASHER
R  E A C, mullet for a mintmark
IN CAMBRIDGE 1664 E A C
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Described by Bowtell and Cole, with the arms correctly given on the token.
W32: Cambridgeshire, Cambridge (Farthing): (1656)
O  A hand holding a glove, the wrist of the hand over the letters OLLI; no inner circle
PETER COLLINS IN
R  W M, mullet for a mintmark
CAMBRIDGE 1656 W M
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The initials do not correspond with the name of the issuer.

Peter Collins was one of the commissionars nominated to raise the montly tax of £945 towards the maintenance of the Spanish war and other necessary service of the Commonwealth.

W33: Cambridgeshire, Cambridge (Farthing): (1656)
O  A hand holding a glove, the wrist of the hand over the letters COL; no inner circle
PETER COLLINS IN
R  W M, mullet for a mintmark
CAMBRIDGE 1656 W M
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Larger letters than on No. 32.

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