London ( 887), Drury Lane, Will: Wright, Halfpenny


17th century token

Westminster (Metropolitan Middlesex)

Drury Lane (on the corner of Blackmoor Street)

Will: Wright [at the sign of the phoenix]


BW 887, Norweb 8629.

Good Very Fine, struck on a bar end.  Rare.

One of only two tokens to mention Blackmoor Street (the other, Dickinson 354A, is exceedingly rare).  Blackmoor Street disappeared with the development of Kingsway and the Aldwych.

Ex Wetton and Dora Harris collections.