London (2944), Stanhope Street, H.H. at St Hugh's Bones, 1657


17th century token

Westminster (Metropolitan Middlesex)

Stanhope Street

H.H. at St Hugh's Bones, 1657

Obv:  AT ST HVGHES BONES      =        H / H E

Rev:  IN STANVP STREET 57        =        16·57


BW 2944, Norweb -.

Good Fine and extremely rare.

"St Hugh's bones" was a colloquial reference to a shoemaker's tools.

Stanhope Street ran parallel to Drury Lane, close to where the lower end of Kingsway lies today.