Seventeenth Century tokens of
St Edmundsbury and surrounds


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Thomas Prettyman Senior
Motif of a lion

Thomas Payne
His Half Peny

John Purcas 1664
Showing the Grocers Arms

In St Edmundsbury 1667
His Half Peny

Baker in Berry (!)
Motif of a baker's spatula

In St Edmundsbury

John Sharpe
Motif of a Woolpack

John Lucas 1668
Motif of Tobacco bale

Henry Headach Vintner
Motif of a Dog? with glass in both paws

In Burey 1666

Of Bury St Edmonds
His halfe penny ***

At St Edmondsbury HHM
The third initial is usually the wife's

Martin Seyden
Leg with a shoe

Iohn Chesson
With coat of arms

Frances Smith *

* in Burey . 1666

of Bury 1669
His half peny

In St Edmondsbury *
In Suffolk

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