London (3080), Thames Street, Robert Baynes at the Blue Boar and Horseshoes, Halfpenny, 1668
17th century token
City of London
Robert Baynes at the [Blue Boar and Horseshoes]
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.