Woolcombers at work (obverse)

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Woolcombers at work (obverse)

This farthing token, issued by David Hart of St Thomas in 1666, shows a miniature scene of a house, in front of which are people at work. It is believed to show woolcombers drawing wool through their long-toothed combs. The reverse shows a woolcomb.

Acknowledgments: From the collections of Plymouth City Museums