Philip Chambers Cottenham Halfpenny 1668


Philip Chambers Cottenham (Cambridgeshire) halfpenny token dated 1668. Obverse: Legend around periphery and on three lines in centre: "* PHILIP * CHAMBERS HIS HALF PENY". Reverse: A standing wild man with a club over his shoulder in centre with legend: "* IN • COTTENHAM • 1668". This is the only known issue for the village. Ex-Gilbert Collection, comes with old collectors tickets and envelope. Reasonable collectable condition with some digs, see photograph.

Williamson Cambridgeshire No: 91. Diameter 19.3mm. F+. £55.00

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