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Furnace is located some 7 miles NNE of Aberystwyth. It is the site of a silver mill of The Society of the Mines Royal, one of two English mining monopoly companies incorporated by royal charter in 1568. Coins, with a crown mintmark, were minted here in 1648/9, after the Civil War. Denominations: Halfcrown, shilling, sixpence, groat, threepence, half-groat and penny. (Spink numbers 2908-14).
BNS Research Blog Reference: A Third Obverse Die for Dovey Furnace Threepences, D. Greenhalgh, 2019. Click here to see details of the three known obverse dies of the 3d.