17th Century Halfpenny Token, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Finder County Date Recorded
Hidden WARWICKSHIRE Tue June 12, 2007
Recorded By Views Validated by
Hidden 1060 Nigel Nicholson
Material Size (mm) Issue date
Copper alloy 18mm 1663

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Description: A halfpenny token of Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, issued by Joseph Sheene and dated 1663. The obverse has the inscription, HIS HALF PENY, in three lines. The reverse has the initials, S over I H, for Joseph Sheene and his wife.
Keywords: 17th Century Halfpenny Token, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
State: England Reign/Issue Authority: Joseph Sheene of Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire.
Denomination: Halfpenny Classification: Token
Mint: Moneyer:
Issue Date: 1663 Metal: Copper alloy
Weight (grams): Diameter (mm): 18mm
Obverse Description: Inscription, HIS HALF PENY, in three lines, within a beaded circle. Obverse Legend: IOSEPH SHEENE
Reverse Description: S over I H within a beaded circle Reverse Legend: IN TEWKSBURY
References: SBCI 38, 1755a Comments:
Findspot: Near Stratford County: WARWICKSHIRE
Recorded elsewhere: No Finder: Hidden
Metal Detector Used: Minelab Explorer II Validated By: Nigel Nicholson


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