Southwark (480), Upper Ground, E.G., chandler, 1656


17th century token


Upper Ground

E.G., chandler, 1656

Obv:  CHANDLER 1656                     =       G / E R

Rev:  IN THE VPPER GROVND     =       Cabled anchor


BW 480, Norweb 5149, Everson 1017.

Nearly Extremely Fine, showing some original colour and so probably close to the condition in which it was struck.  Minor flan clip.  Ex Hayward collection.

Superior to the example illustrated in Everson and in exceptional state for a 17th century token.