Talk: 2:00pm Friday 21st July 2017
“The Wonderful World of Paranumismatics; 300 Years of British Tokens”
By Mike Roberts
The presentation will include the well- known series of trade tokens in the 17th, late 18th and early 19th centuries and also describe (inter alia), refreshment tickets, co-op checks, transport tokens, imitation spade guineas, communion tokens, pit checks, works tallies and local and prize medallions. An explanation as to how these numismatic items were used will be a central feature of the presentation.
Venue: The York Coin Fair, The Grandstand, York Racecourse, Tadcaster Rd, York, North Yorkshire YO23 1EX