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British tokens, London, Westminster, Long Acre, Robert Parsons, mealman, halfpenny token 1666

British tokens, London, Westminster, Long Acre, Robert Parsons, mealman, halfpenny token 1666

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British tokens, London, Westminster, Long Acre, Robert Parsons, mealman, halfpenny token 1666. Issued in the year of the Great Fire. 


Good Fine, crimped, rough surfaces, excavated. Very rare and with an interesting provenance, perhaps the first known example of this issue. 

BW - ; Dickinson 1796A; dies as Norweb 8777

Found in the garden of Cedar Cottage, Gander Green Lane, Cheam (Surrey) before 1931, and inspected by the British Museum in that year, who found it unlisted in BW and absent from their collection at the time. With a large card ticket bearing this information and a rubbing of the obverse. 

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