Thomas Seckford copper token.
Obverse: THO:SEKFORD ESQ. FOUNDED WOODBRIDGE ALMSHOUSES 1587 .
Reverse: AT WHOSE EXPENCE COUNTY MAPS WERE FIRST ENGRAVED 1574 .
Edge: PUBLISHED BY R.LODER 1796 . XX .
Thomas Seckford (1515-1587), born near Woodbridge in Suffolk, was an official at the court of Queen Elizabeth I. He comissioned Chistopher Saxton to survey ....read more