Cambridgeshire (183), Swavesey, William Burten, 1656


17th century token



William Burten, 1656

Obv:  WILLIAM BVRTEN     =       B / W S

Rev:  AT SWASEY 1656       =       B / W S


BW 183, Norweb 481.

Good Very Fine, ex Gilbert collection.  This specimen is referred to in the Norweb sylloge as an authority for the reading of the legend on this type.

The spelling "Swasey" indicates the contemporary pronunciation of the name of the village.