London (1257), Great Eastcheap, Will Curtis, Halfpenny

£240.00

17th century token

City of London

Great Eastcheap

Will Curtis at the [Royal Sovereign]

Halfpenny

1.68g, 19.1mm dia.

BW 1257, Norweb 7029.

About Very Fine and attractive.  Extremely rare and much finer than the Norweb example.

The Royal Sovereign was the largest vessel in the Royal Navy, and there is little doubt that this sign was supposed to represent her.