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.