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17th Century Tokens : Taunton-01 in Somersetshire

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

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W226: Somersetshire, Taunton (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  A castle with a drawbridge (?)
TAVNTON
R  A tun, filling the field
[No Legend]
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A large coin
W227: Somersetshire, Taunton (Farthing): (1677)
O  Rebus: a T and a tun, over the T a small quatrefoil or rose between two dots
TAVNTON FARTHING T
R  A castle
BY THE CONSTABLES 1677
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A large coin
W228: Somersetshire, Taunton (Farthing): (1677)
O  Rebus: a T and a tun, over the T three dots
TAVNTON FARTHING T
R  A castle
BY THE CONSTABLES 1677
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A large coin
W229: Somersetshire, Taunton (Farthing): (1677)
O  Rebus: a T and a tun, over the T two dots
TAVNTON FARTHING T
R  A castle
BY THE CONSTABLES 1677
Somersetshire-0229_0 Farthing,  Farthing in  of
A large coin
W230: Somersetshire, Taunton (Farthing): (1677)
O  Rebus: a T and a tun, over the T no dots
TAVNTON FARTHING T
R  A castle
BY THE CONSTABLES 1677
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A large coin
W231: Somersetshire, Taunton (Farthing): (1677)
O  Rebus: a T and a tun. Octagonal and thicker than 227-230
TAVNTON FARTHING T
R  A castle
BY THE CONSTABLES 1677
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Among the hundred and more English town-pieces struck for the various officials, this is the only instance of one being issued "By the Constables;" and the tokens appear to have had a very wide circulation, having been found at the eastern part of the county, and far into Devonshire.
W232: Somersetshire, Taunton (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  A woolpack
THOMAS ANDREWS
R  T I A
IN TAVNTON T I A
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W234: Somersetshire, Taunton (Farthing): (1664)
O  Three trees
THOMAS ASH 1664
R  T L A
OF TAVNTON T L A
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W235: Somersetshire, Taunton (Farthing): (1666)
O  Rose and Crown
IOHN BARTON
R  I M B
OF TAVNTON 1666 I M B
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W236: Somersetshire, Taunton (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  A pair of scales
SAMVE BINDEN IN
R  S S B
TAVNTON SOMMERSET S S B
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The name of Samuel Bindon occurs as one of the captial burgesses under the charter of incorporation granted to Taunton by Charles II in 1677.
W237: Somersetshire, Taunton (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  A madder-bag, corded
IOHN BOBBETT IN
R  I A B
TAVNTON CARYER I A B
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W238: Somersetshire, Taunton (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  A madder-bag, corded
IOHN BOBBETT IN
R  I A B
TAVNTON CARRIER I A B
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W239: Somersetshire, Taunton (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  A soldier
THOMAS CARPENTER
R  T A C
OF TAVNTON T A C
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W240: Somersetshire, Taunton (Farthing): (1662)
O  A unicorn, to the right
WILLIAM CHACE
R  W E C
IN TANTON 1662 W E C
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W241: Somersetshire, Taunton (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  A unicorn, to the left
WILLIAM CHACE
R  W E C
IN TANTON W E C
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W242: Somersetshire, Taunton (Farthing): (1667)
O  A bunch of grapes
CHRISTOPHER COOKE
R  C R C
IN TANTON 1667 C R C
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W243: Somersetshire, Taunton (Farthing): (1655)
O  A shuttle
WILLIAM CORICKE
R  W I C
IN TAVNTON 1655 W I C
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W244: Somersetshire, Taunton (Farthing): (1657)
O  A shuttle
WILLIAM CORICKE
R  W I C
IN TAVNTON 1657 W I C
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W245: Somersetshire, Taunton (Farthing): (1655)
O  A unicorn
IOHN CORNISH
R  I D C
IN TAVNTON 1655 I D C
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W246: Somersetshire, Taunton (Farthing): (1666)
O  The Weavers' Arms
ABRAHAM CROCKER OF TAVNTON
R  A P C / ¼, mullets on each side of the ¼
FOR NECESSARY CHANGE 1666 A P C / ¼
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Copper, a large coin
W247: Somersetshire, Taunton (Farthing): (1666)
O  The Weavers' Arms
ABRAHAM CROCKER OF TAVNTON
R  A P C / ¼
FOR NECESSARY CHANGE 1666 A P C / ¼
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Brass

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