1880's Plymouth, Devon Free Library Original Antique Brass Token UK

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This large, original Victorian era Plymouth England oval library token was recently found in Totnes, Devon, England. It measures 1.75 by 1.25 inches and is made of early brass. It features the official 1620 armorial blazon or Coat of Arms for Plymouth with 2 lions, an armorial crest and more striking detail. It bears the latin motto "TURRIS FORTISSIMA EST NOMEN JEHOVA", which translates to "The Name of the Lord is our Strongest Tower."

Text on this rare old oval vintage token reads:
PLYMOUTH FREE LIBRARY
OPEN DAILY FROM 10AM TO 10PM
THIS TICKET ISSUED SUBJECT TO
NO. 2860
THE RULES AND REGULATIONS

Condition as seen in large photos. Click to see larger. A wonderful and early historical piece with deep and rich brass imagery and a wonderful brass and black patina. Tokens are becoming increasingly researched and collected in the field of exonumia, and we were happy to find this high quality Plymouth historical piece.

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Size: 1.75 x 1.25 inches
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