Because this website is in
Dutch I've translated the introduction page.
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or lead tokens with a (temporary) payment
fire- and buoys leads; or leads relating to shipping in general.
These pieces relate to a form of taxation used to finance the conservation
of such facilities as lighthouses, buoys and coastal lights,
or to a form of toll for the various locks, bridges and other passages that
were used by the shipping in general.
personal and municipal arms, and pieces (méreaux) connected with the
dispensation of charity to the poor.
Some of the latter entitled the bearer to a meal, and others to supplies of
essential commodities; for example, bread, turf, wood, wine etc.
These had a certain limited exchange value, either implied or stated.
Armorial and charity tokens of the Walloon and Lutheran-Community
a review about the Beacon - Leads / download
a review from (lead) (poormans)tokens from towns and places.
Mochten er onrechtmatig afbeeldingen of teksten zijn gebruikt, laat het weten en
ik zal ze verwijderen.
In case I unlawfully used photos or texts, please let me know and I will remove
Si j’ai utilisé une photo ou un texte d’une façon
abusive, merci de me le faire savoir. Je les retirerai.