London (3080), Thames Street, Robert Baynes at the Blue Boar and Horseshoes, Halfpenny, 1668


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17th century token

City of London

Thames Street

Robert Baynes at the [Blue Boar and Horseshoes]

Halfpenny, 1668

Obv:  ROBERT BAYNES AT THE         =        HIS / HALFE / PENY / RBS

Rev:  IN THAMES STREET 1668          =        Boar and three horseshoes


BW 3080, Norweb 7718.

Fine and attractive.  The sign name is unusual; while Burn's catalogue of the Beaufoy Cabinet states that it is the Blue Boar and Horsehoes, we have been unable to verify this.