London ( 580), Cheapside, E.E. at the King's Head


17th century token

City of London


E.E. [at the] King's Head under Bow Church

Obv:  KINGS HEAD VNDER BOW         =         E / E M

Rev:  CHVRCH IN CHEAPSIDE              =        E / E M


BW 580, Norweb 7612.

About Fine and rare.  The Norweb specimen was donated to the British Museum.

"Bow Church" is the church of St Mary-le-Bow, from where the famous "Bow Bells" ring.  According to tradition, only those born within the sound of Bow Bells can call themselves a Cockney.