London ( 549A), The Mews Gate (Charing Cross), John Maitland, 1655
17th century token
Westminster (Metropolitan Middlesex)
The Mews Gate (Charing Cross)
John Maitland, 1655
Obv: IOHN MAITLAND = 1655
Rev: AT THE MEWES GATE = M / I / M
Dickinson 549A, Norweb 8818.
Nearly Very Fine and extremely rare - possibly the best known specimen.
The Mews Gate was the entrance to the former Royal Mews, facing Charing Cross. The Mews covered the area presently occupied by the National Gallery.