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Moulds for communion tokens

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From Coupar Angus Relief Church, Perthshire

Postcard of Moulds for communion tokens.
000-190-000-711-C
© National Museums Scotland

Moulds for communion tokens

This picture shows how the moulds from Coupar Angus Relief Church would have been used to cast communion tokens.

One of two brass communion token moulds of Coupar Angus Relief Church, rectangular in shape and inscribed COUPAR / ANGUS

In the 18th century many congregations broke away from the established church on points of principle, mainly concerning choice and appointment of ministers. One of the earliest succession groupings was the Relief Church, founded in 1761.


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Online ID: 000-190-000-711-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.KJ 180 B
Date: Around 1791
Material: Brass. Inscription: COUPAR ANGUS
Brass. Inscription: RELIEF C.1791
Dimensions: 45 mm x 40 mm x 110 mm
45 mm x 40 mm x 110 mm
What: Mould, token, communion
Mould, token, communion
Subject: Ecclesiastical, miscellaneous, vestments (NMAS Classification)
Ecclesiastical, miscellaneous, vestments (NMAS Classification)
Who: Coupar Angus Relief Church; Fifeshire
Coupar Angus Relief Church; Fifeshire
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Description: One of two brass communion token moulds of Coupar Angus Relief Church, rectangular in shape and inscribed RELIEF / C.1791
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