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« on: May 01, 2011, 02:41:24 PM »

hi peter anychance of an id on this copper token, its about 15mm in dia,found it on the estuary yesterday, thanks for your time  mickycoin  Grin Grin, says on it "" to be spent in the house""


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« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2011, 08:31:44 PM »

Interesting token. There doesn't seem to be much information about these on the web.

Rather than a workhouse token, I believe they were to be spent on things you can consume on the premises ("house" being pub, club or other public place with amusements). Unfortunately, without any other inscription will probably be impossible to pinpoint where exactly this is from.

Some similar (ish) here:

http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php?topic=6077.0
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« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2011, 09:01:14 PM »

thanks for the information and your id, the one in the link you gave me isalmoast identical, different reverse, but the same front thanks again  mickycoin Grin Grin
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