"Coin" ID : any help with this tiny copper alloy greatly appreciated...

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BoxfordDTC
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Before I settle into some pre-bedtime Spinks, might anyone have any thoughts on what this might be, please?

Came up as an clear 82 on a Garrett; about 10cm down on ploughed farmland in South Suffolk.

There's stuff on there but I'm still wrestling with it... Parts of the legend are visible, and there's an inner circle of dots (sorry, technical term unknown :shock: ) with what seems to be a clear S (though it probably isn't...). Hopefully the photos are good enough to allow a zoom...

Thank you in advance; fingers crossed!
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A 17th C trade token. :thumbsup:
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Absolutely agree - a definite trading token :thumbsup: Good find.
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:?: :?: :?: :?: :Thinking:
obverse SVSANA KING
reverse IN BOXFORD 1664
Id might change with better images or Gleaner having less Cider :lol:
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Gleaner wrote: Tue Feb 13, 2024 1:18 am :?: :?: :?: :?: :Thinking:
obverse SVSANA KING
reverse IN BOXFORD 1664
Id might change with better images or Gleaner having less Cider :lol:
Great ID :thumbsup:
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There are so many legends on this site; THANK YOU!!! ❤️
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I do not know how you managed that, but thank you. Simply awesome. VERY locally relevant and I knew these were A Thing but have only ever seen photos!
I take my hat off to whatever brand of cider you’re drinking!!! 🙏
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:?: :?: :?: :?: :Thinking:
obverse SVSANA KING
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Id might change with better images or Gleaner having less Cider :lol:
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Susanna King issued “Boxford Tokens” from the Swan pub in Swan Street, Boxford, in…. 1664!!! I reckon that correlates!!! 😀👍
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Looks like some nice local History for you.
Superb ID from Gleaner. :clapping:
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What it would have looked like… 😀
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I think that’d get you a few pints of real ale down at the Swan tonight if you’d donate it to them with the reasearch 👍🏼
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I looked it up....the Swan shut in 1994 and is now residential. However its listed on the CAMRA site and says it was known as far back as 1744! So your token gains even more history. There's an email link so could tell them all about it.
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