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17th Century Tokens : Pontefract in Yorkshire

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

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W255: Yorkshire, Pontefract (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  The Grocers' Arms
BONIFACE COWPER
R  B A C
IN PONTEFRACT B A C
Image not available
W256: Yorkshire, Pontefract (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  The Grocers' Arms
BONIFACE COWPER
R  B A C
IN POMTEFRACT B A C
Image not available
This is from another die, and is larger than No. 255, and probably intended to pass for a halfpenny, but is included here because of the uncertainty.
W257: Yorkshire, Pontefract (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  PONTIFRACT
GEORGE DANIELL PONTIFRACT
R  A castle
AND LEE HARTLEY
Image not available
W258: Yorkshire, Pontefract (Farthing): (1667)
O  A castle, with a falcon above it
GEORGE DANIELL
R  G E D
OF PONTEGRACT 67 G E D
Image not available
W259: Yorkshire, Pontefract (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  T E
THOMAS ENGLISH T E
R  T E
IN PONTEFRACT T E
Image not available
W260: Yorkshire, Pontefract (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  The Grocers' Arms
TIMOTHY FEILD
R  T F
IN PONTIFRACT T F
Image not available
W261: Yorkshire, Pontefract (Farthing): (1666)
O  Legend in three lines
LEE / HARTLEY / 1666
R  A castle
IN PONTEFRACT
Image not available
W262: Yorkshire, Pontefract (Farthing): (1666)
O  Legend in three lines
LEE / HARTLEY / 1666
R  A castle
IN PONTEFRACT
Image not available
Clearly struck from a different die as 261.
W263: Yorkshire, Pontefract (Farthing): (1668)
O  Legend in three lines
LEE / HARTLEY / 1668
R  A castle within an inner circle
IN PONTEFRACT
Image not available
W264: Yorkshire, Pontefract (Farthing): (1669)
O  A hawthorn-bush
THO : HATHORNEWHITE
R  T H
IN PONTEFRACT 1669 T H
Image not available
W265: Yorkshire, Pontefract (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  A castle
RICHARD LYLE
R  R M L
IN PONTEFRACT R M L
Image not available
W266: Yorkshire, Pontefract (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  The Grocers' Arms
ROBERT MORE
R  R M
IN PONTIFRACT R M
Image not available
W267: Yorkshire, Pontefract (Farthing): (1649)
O  A castle
ISABELL OATS OF
R  I O
PONTEFRACT 1649 I O
Image not available
W268: Yorkshire, Pontefract (Farthing): (1666)
O  The Tallowchandlers' Arms
IOSEPH WILSON 1666
R  I E W
IN PONTEFRACT I E W
Image not available
W269: Yorkshire, Pontefract (Farthing): (1666)
O  A blazing star
IO : WITHER AT YE STAR
R  The royal arms
IN PONTEFRACT 1666
Image not available
The Star Inn is still in existence in the Market-place, and has given its name to the yard adjoining.

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