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DOVEY FURNACE, 1648/9

(Aberystwyth Furnace,  Dyfi Furnace)

 

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).                

 

S.2911, Groat.
S.2911, Groat.
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S.2912, Threepence
S.2912, Threepence
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S.2913, Halfgroat
S.2913, Halfgroat
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