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« on: November 05, 2017, 02:54:53 PM »

Found this today, I've done a bit of research and found that it is an 1811 token.like this one,
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/SOMERSET-BRISTOL-SILVER-SHILLING-TOKEN-1811-/361952482285
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« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2017, 04:35:38 PM »

Nice shilling token, well found, I found a six pence token last year, they were supplied by local traders in the industrial revolution when small change was short, so made their own coinage.
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« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2017, 04:38:07 PM »

Thanks Jeff, nice to know a bit about it.
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« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2017, 05:43:24 PM »

Very nice and historically interesting token find..good condition too.
Well detected and saved..Good Hunting..👍
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« Reply #4 on: November 05, 2017, 06:03:52 PM »

Thanks dingdong
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« Reply #5 on: November 06, 2017, 10:46:54 PM »

That's a cool find
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« Reply #6 on: November 07, 2017, 12:29:51 PM »

Yes was we’ll chuffed.
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