London (2944), Stanhope Street, H.H. at St Hugh's Bones, 1657
17th century token
Westminster (Metropolitan Middlesex)
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.