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CARLETON, Yorkshire(?), J Hancocke.
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CARLETON, Yorkshire(?), J Hancocke.

Æ farthing, 1668. Diameter 19mm.  * IOHN· HANCOCKE· AT· THE around; in centre, a cockerel standing left.  R. * IN· CARLTON· I668 around a cockerel standing left.  BW 59; Norweb (vol 8) 9279. Fine-Good Fine.  Rare.

Carlton, with or without a medial e is a common English placename.  There are no fewer than eight listed in Wikipedia:
Carleton, Copeland, a village near Drigg, Cumbria
Carleton, Eden, a village in Eden, Cumbria, on the edge of Penrith
Carleton, Carlisle, a hamlet near Carlisle, England
Carleton, Lancashire, near Blackpool
East Carleton, Norfolk
Carleton St Peter, Norfolk
Carleton, North Yorkshire near Skipton
Carlton, Bedfordshire, previously spelled Carleton
and two more, not listed in Wikipedia, in Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire.

The Norweb SCBI lists them under the heading ‘uncertain’.


Yorkshire(?)  - British Tokens - 17th Century tokens  - Farthing

Catalogue number 11729
Price £45.00
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