1664 trade token Robart Prince of Cashel, Co Tipperary

O’Brien Coin Guide: 17th C Irish Tradesmens’ Tokens (Annamoe – Cowrey)

Although manufactured and used over 350 years ago, many of these tokens were issued with pretty much the same form of English as we use nowadays, with a few notable exceptions to their alphabet and spelling, e.g. The letter “U” is always represented by the letter “V”, e.g. DVBLIN There was no letter “J” in…