Luke Nourse's Gloucester Town Farthing 1657

Luke Nourse's Gloucester (Gloucestershire) farthing token dated 1657. Obverse: "C*G" (Civitas Gloucester) in centre with legend: "* LVKE * NOVRSE * MAIOR * 1657". Reverse: Arms of the City of Gloucester in centre with legend: "* FOR * NECESSARY * CHANGE". Luke Nourse, ex-Mayor of Gloucester, died on 25th April 1673 aged 89, and is buried in St. Michael's Church, Cornhill, London. Reasonable collectable condition, see photograph.

Williamson Gloucestershire No: 77. Diameter 21.1mm. VG. £10.00

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