London (1650), Leadenhall Street, Robert Bonner at the Fountain, Halfpenny


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17th century token

City of London

Leadenhall Street

Robert Bonner at the (Fountain)


Obv:  ROBERT BONNER AT THE          =        Fountain

Rev:  IN LEADEN HALL STREET            =        o/B / R A


BW 1650, Norweb 7199.

Nearly Extremely Fine and extremely rare.  A most attractive piece.  Ex Norweb collection.

The "o" above the B on the rev. almost certainly represents an abbreviation of "obolus" or "ob", an occasional term for a halfpenny which appears on a small number of tokens.