London (960A), Royal Exchange, W.E. at the Globe Tavern


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17th century token

City of London

Royal Exchange

W.E. at the Globe Tavern

Obv:  AT THE GLOBE TAVERN     =        Globe

Rev:  BEHIND THE EXCHENG      =        W E


D. 960A, Norweb 7565.

Very Fine, attractive and extremely rare.

Samuel Pepys mentions visiting "the great Coffee-house against the Exchange" in August 1663.  Berry (1978) believes that this would have been the Globe Coffee House, formerly the Globe Tavern.

Ex Carthew, Nott and Norweb collections (illustrated in the Norweb Sylloge)