Seventeenth Century tokens of
St Edmundsbury and surrounds


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Thomas Prettyman Senior
(Publican at the White 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 peel or spatula

In St Edmunds Bury

John Sharpe
Motif of a Woolpack

John Lucas 1668
Motif of Tobacco bale

Henry Headach Vintner
Motif of Bacchus seated on a barrel (if viewed upside down)

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 of Haberdashers' Guild

Frances Smith *

* in Burey . 1666

of Bury 1669
His half peny

In St Edmondsbury *
In Suffolk

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