Kent (409), Margate, Richard Langley, Halfpenny, 1667


17th century token



Richard Langley

Halfpenny, 1667

Obv:  RICHARD LANGLEY          =       Tallow-chandlers' Arms

Rev:  AT MARGET IN TENIT       =       HIS / HALFE / PENY / I667


BW 409, Norweb 2660.

About Fine.  "Tenit" in the legend is a reference to the Isle of Thanet on which Margate is located.  It was still an island in the 17th century.