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17th Century Tokens : Lympstone-Oreston in Devonshire

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

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W202: Devonshire, Lympstone (Farthing): (1666)
O  1666
IOHN REED IN THE 1666
R  I E R
PARISH OF LIMSON I E R
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It is still pronounced Limson by the natives.
W203: Devonshire, Modbury (Farthing): (1662)
O  A full-faced bust with pointed beard
IONATHAN ELLE
R  A roll of tobacco
OF MODBVRY 1662
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W204: Devonshire, Modbury (Farthing): (1664)
O  A hat
IONATHAN ELLE
R  A roll of tobacco
OF MODBVRY 1664
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W205: Devonshire, Modbury (Farthing): (1668)
O  A hat
IONATHAN ELLE
R  H E (filling the field, probably meaning I H E)
OF MODBVRY 1668 H E
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W206: Devonshire, Modbury (Farthing): (1668)
O  Arms,a chevron between three heads couped
THOMAS POTTELL
R  T M P
OF MODBVRY 1668 T M P
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W217: Devonshire, Newton Bushel (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  The Mercers' Arms
RICHARD REYNELL
R  R R
OF NEWTON BUSHELL R R
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W218: Devonshire, Okehampton (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  C D
CHRISTOPHER DREWE C D
R  The Mercers' Arms
OF OKEHAMPTON
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W219: Devonshire, Okehampton (Farthing): (1652)
O  H G
HESTER GEYRE OF H G
R  H G
OKHAMPTON 1652 H G
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W220: Devonshire, Okehampton (Farthing): (1666)
O  A pair of scales
THOMAS IANES IN
R  T I M
OAK HAMTON 1666 T I M
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W224: Devonshire, Okehampton (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  The Grocers' Arms
IOHN SHEBBER
R  I S
IN OKHAMTON I S
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W227: Devonshire, Oreston (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  A man
WILLIAM AND ARTHVR
R  W A C
COLLINGS OF ORSON W A C
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This token, which is in the Museum of the Royal Institution, Truro, was issued at Oreston, an old populous hamlet in the parish of Plymstock, near Plymouth. The place is still locally pronounced as it is spelt in the phonetic style on the coin.

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