Alloy token. Square.(obverse) Inscription in five lines.
(reverse) Two lines of inscription with three cloves below them followed by another two lines of inscription below them.
- Issued in: Bewdley
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Worcestershire,Bewdley)
- Weight: 2.26 grammes
Inscription ContentTHOMAS / DEDICOT / GROCER / HIS . HALF / PENNY
Inscription ContentIN / BEWDLEY / SQVARE / DEALING
Inscription CommentDr. Brewer in his 'Dictionary of Phrase and Fable' describes 'round' dealing as "honest, straightforward dealing, without branching off into underhand tricks, or deviating from the straight path into the byeways of finesse", an idea here intended to be conveyed by 'sqaure' dealing.
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