London (1650), Leadenhall Street, Robert Bonner at the Fountain, Halfpenny
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17th century token
City of London
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.