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17th Century Tokens : Ely-03 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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W118: Cambridgeshire, Ely (Farthing): (1659)
O  The Grocers' Arms; no inner circle
RALPH SKITTAR
R  R M S, mullet for a mintmark
IN ELY 1659 R M S
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W119: Cambridgeshire, Ely (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  An irregular star of six rays, or, in brewers' parlance, a "sparger"--a vessel with two or more pierced arms, used for distributing "liquor" over malts or grains in the mash-tub, by swinging round on a center pin
WILLIAM TANNER
R  W M T, mullet for a mintmark
IN ELY BREWER W M T
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W120: Cambridgeshire, Ely (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  A broche of 8 candles, mullet for a mintmark
WILLIAM : TVCKINTON
R  W T, mullet for a mintmark
IN ELY CHANDLER W T
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W121: Cambridgeshire, Ely (Farthing): (1661)
O  A broche of 8 candles, rose of five leaves for a mintmark
WILL TVRKINTON : [rose]
R  W T, T in the field level with the dot before ELY, rose of five leaves for a mintmark
OF ELY 1661 [rose] W T
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W122: Cambridgeshire, Ely (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  The Fishmongers' Arms; no inner circle, mullet for a mintmark
WILLIAM WAGSTAFE
R  In the field lozengy of Vs, forming a cypher consisting of 2 W--one inverted crossing the other, making the initials of the issuer, W W; no inner circle, mullet for a mintmark
MERCER OF ELIE W W
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W123: Cambridgeshire, Ely (Farthing): (1661)
O  A broche of 8 candles, rose of five leaves for a mintmark
WILL TVRKINTON : [rose]
R  W T, Tin the field level with the E of ELY, rose of five leaves for a mintmark
OF ELY 1661 [rose] W T
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[Williamson lists this as a variety after No. 122, but should follow No. 121.]
W124: Cambridgeshire, Ely (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  Arms of the Wagstaff family in a heart-shaped shield: two bends raguly, in chief an escallop shell; no inner circle
WILLIAM WAGSTAFE
R  In the field lozengy of Vs, forming a cypher consisting of 2 W--one inverted crossing the other, making the initials of the issuer, W W; no inner circle, mullet for a mintmark
MERCER OF ELIE W W
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W125: Cambridgeshire, Ely (Farthing): (1666)
O  The Bakers' Arms
IOHN WEATHERHEAD
R  I R W, mullet for a mintmark
IN ELY BAKER 1666 I R W
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