London ( 742), Covent Garden, John Minchin, Baker, Halfpenny, 1664
17th century token
Westminster (Metropolitan Middlesex)
John Minchin, Baker
Obv: IOHN / MINCHIN / BAKER / OB
Rev: IN COVENT GARDEN 1664 = angel
BW 742, Norweb -.
Good Fine (the obverse struck from a rusty die). Extremely rare.
The expression "OB" on the obverse is an abbreviation of "obolus", a conventional term for a halfpenny which was already rather antiquated at this time.