Trade Tokens. A Social and Economic History.

By: WHITING, J.R.S.

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1st edition. "This is the first book to describe the historical context of these copper tokens, providing fascinating background information for the collector and historian on how, when and where tolens were used. It covers all types of tokens minted during the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries: those used by shops, pubs and industrial concerns, workhouse and 'house of industry' tokens and those with designs of special interest. Tokens used in prisons, coffee shops and for spreading political propaganda, subversive agitation or other forms of adverstisement are also included..." Pp.192, 24 pages of black & white plates + 3 line drawings. Brown cloth, dustwrapper. VG/VG.

Title: Trade Tokens. A Social and Economic History.

Author Name: WHITING, J.R.S.

Categories: COINS,

Publisher: Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1971. 0715353489:

ISBN Number: 0715353489

ISBN Number 13: 9780715353486

Seller ID: 45360

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