Rothesay Communion Token 1703

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Rothesay Communion Token 1703

Communion tokens were issued to those who were allowed to take the sacrament of the Lord's Supper. The Kirk Session decided who should not receive a token. This very early token is dated 1703 and is for Rothesay Parish. Bute Museum holds a collection of communion tokens for Rothesay Parish. the final issue was struck in 1860.

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