Baker's Token

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Date:1800 - 1900 (c.)

Description:An undated copper farthing token. It is not known who issued this token.

Obverse: 'HOT ROLES EVERY MORNING FROM 8 TILL 9'.
Reverse: 'PRAISE GOD FOR ALL'. Wheat sheaf, peel and malkin. A peel is used by bakers to remove bread from an oven and a malkin is a mop used to clean the ovens.

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Donor ref:66.136.0061 (37/32954)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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