Southwark (350), St George's Church, John Ewing, Halfpenny


17th century token


St George's Church

John Ewing, Octagonal Halfpenny

Rev: an ape smoking a pipe

BW 350, Norweb 5077.  Everson 847.

Good Fine/Fine, with central weakness.  Rare.  Ex Norweb and Nott collections.  This is no. 5077a in the Norweb Sylloge and is sold with the original Norweb envelope.  On this specimen the figure of the ape is worn, but it is still a classic piece.