Northamptonshire Tokens and Checks
Item Reference: BKS904
Waddell, P. D. S. Northamptonshire & The Soke of Peterborough Tokens and Checks. 2012. 77 pages, colour illustrations throughout. Card covers. This book describes the many interesting metal objects usually described as tokens, or checks, that can be associated with Northamptonshire and the Soke of Peterborough. Many of these pieces have a monetary value expressed on them and passed as convenient money at the time. They are a tangible representation of our social history that would otherwise pass unnoticed.