Southwark ( 4A*), Borough, S.B. at the Queen's Arms Tavern


17th century token



S.B. [at] the Queen's Arms Tavern

Obv:  YE QVEENS ARMES            =        Queen's Arms

Rev:  TAVERN SOVTHWARKE      =        S B


BW -, Norweb -, Everson 391.

Near Fine/Fine and extremely rare, with only one other specimen known.  This is the specimen illustrated in Everson.

The arms on the token are those which had previously been used by Elizabeth I, hence the title of the Queen's Arms.