English Sign Names From 17th Century Tradesman's Tokens

by Mari ingen Briain meic Donnchada (Kathleen M. O'Brien)

© 2007-2009 by Kathleen M. O'Brien. All rights reserved.
Version 1.0, updated 09 February 2009


Patterns Including: the Name of an Animal


Standard Modern Form Form on the Token Date Description of Obverse of Token Description of Reverse of Token Page Street Token Number
 
Bear
The BearTHE BEAREn.d. IOHN PVLLIN AT THE BEARE. A bear passant. IN BEARE BINDER LANE. In the field, I. S. P. divided by the stalks of two flowers in a true lovers' knot. 27BEARBINDER LANE132
The BearTHE BEAREn.d. PHILLIP STOWER AT. A bear. THE BEARE AT BARE KEY. In the field, P. S. S. 27BEAR KEY133
The BearTHE BEAREn.d. CORNELIVS COOK AT THE. A bear with a chain. BEARE AT THE BRIDG FVT. In the field, C. A. C. 43BRIDGE FOOT, SOUTHWARK307
The Bear TavernTHE BEARE TAVERN1656 AT THE BEARE TAVERN. A bear. IN CORNHILL. 1656. In the field, R. W. D. 61CORNHILL483
The BearTHE BEAREn.d. AT THE BEARE. In the centre, G. C. G. C. IN MORFILDES. A bear. 139MOORFIELDS1319
The BearTHE BEARn.d. Nich. Jackson. In the centre. Around, IN RED CROSS STREET ..... THE BEAR HIS HALFE PENY. In the field, a bear. 168RED-CROSS STREET1608
 
Brood Hen
The Brood HenTHE BROOD HENn.d. THE BROOD HEN AT BATTL. A hen sitting. BRIDG IN SOVTHWARK. In the field, L. E. S. 24BATTLE BRIDGE95
 
Bull
The BullTHE BVLLn.d. ROBERT SKRINE AT THE BVLL. A bull. IN QUEENE HITH LONDON. The Ironmongers' arms. 164QUEENHITHE1556
The Bull TavernTHE BVLL TAVERNn.d. AT THE BVLL TAVERN. A bull. AT WAPING DOCKE. In the field, T. M. 232WAPPING2315
 
Civet
The CivetYE CIVETn.d. NEVELL HARWAR AT YE CIVET. A cat. IN NEW CHEAP SIDE. In the centre, BAL & POWDER SHOP. 52CHEAPSIDE401
The CivetYE CIVETn. d. NEVELL HARWARD AT YE. In the field, CIVET. A civet-cat. IN NEW CHEAPSIDE. In the field, BALL & POWDER SHOP. 140NEW CHEAPSIDE1331
 
Cock
The CockYE COCKn.d. IOHN DEAKES AT YE COCK. A cock. IN ALDERSGATE STREET. In the field, HIS HALFE PENY. 18ALDERSGATE STREET13
The CockTHE COCKE1667 IAMES FORD AT THE. A cock. COCKE IN BVRCHING LANE, 1667. In the field, HIS HALFE PENNY. 31BIRCHIN LANE170
The CockTHE COK1652 IOHN WOLRICH, AT THE. A cock.. COK. IN BOW. LANE, 1652. In the field, I. S. W. 40BOW LANE278
The CockTHE COCKn.d. THE COCK AT COCK. A cock. LANE END IN SHORDICH. In the field, T. G. A. 59COCK LANE, SHOREDITCH472
The Cock AlehouseTHE COCK ALE HOVSE1655 THE COCK ALE HOVSE. A cock. AT TEMPLE BARR, 1655. In the field, H. M. C.. [See Note 729] 84-85FLEET STREET729
The CockTHE COCKn.d. Will. Sudbury, his halfe peny. In four lines across the field. AT THE COCK IN GOLDEN LANE. A cock. 90GOLDEN LANE781
The CockTHE COK1648 AT THE COK. (sic). A cock. IRON GATE, 1648. In the field, I. M. H. 113IRONGATE1031
The CockTHE COCKn.d. AT THE COCK. A cock. IN MAIDEN LANE. In the field, T. E. K. 132MAIDEN LANE1247
The CockTHE COCK165... AT THE COCK IN. A cock. NORTVN FOLGATE, 165.... In the field, B. E. H. 146NORTON FOLGATE1392
The CockTHE COCKn.d. AT THE COCKE IN. A cock. SOVTHWARKE GROCER. In the field, T. C. C. 204SOUTHWARK2012
The CockTHE COCKn.d. AT THE COCK IN. A cock. SOVTHWARKE GROCER. In the field, ...... 205SOUTHWARK2023
The CockYE COCK1669 (?) IOHN WATERS AT YE COCK. A cock. AT TOWER DOCKE, 1669 (?). In the field, HER (sic) HALF PENY. I. E. W. (Octagonal.) 223TOWER DOCK2215
The CockTHE COCKn.d. ANDREW COLEMAN. In the field, HIS HALF PENY. THE COCK IN WAPPING. A cock. 229WAPPING2273
The CockTHE COCKn.d. AT THE COCK IN GREAT. A cock. WOOD STREET. In the field, I. H. C. 243WOOD STREET2443
 
Dog
The Dog TavernTHE DOGG TAVERNn.d. HENRY PAINE, LVDGATE. In the field, H. A. P. AT THE DOGG TAVERN. A dog. 131LUDGATE WITHIN1237
The Dog TavernTHE DOGG TAVERNn.d. AT THE DOGG TAVERN. A dog. WITHIN LVD GATE. In the field, G. G. P. 132LUDGATE WITHIN1241
The Dog TavernYE DOGG TAVERN16... AT YE DOGG TAVERN IN. A dog. WESTMINSTER. 16... In the field, W. A. H. 234WESTMINSTER2338
 
Dolphin
The Dolphinye Dolphinn.d. Edward Barnard at ye Dolphin in King street, in Westminster. HIS HALF PENY. A dolphin; below, an arm holding a coffee-pot over a saucer or basin. 117KING STREET, WESTMINSTER1071
The Dolphin TavernTHE DOLPHIN TAVERNn.d. AT THE DOLPHIN. A dolphin. TAVERN IN CORNHILL. In the field, H. A. H. 61CORNHILL484
The DolphinTHE DOLPHINn.d. AT THE DOLPHIN. A dolphin. WITHIN TEMPLE BARR. In the field, W. M. W. 212TEMPLE-BAR WITHIN2101
The Dolphin TavernTHE DOLPHIN TAVERN1650 THE DOLPHIN TAVERN. A dolphin; beneath, a bear. IN TOWER STREETE, 1650. In the field, R. E. W. 225TOWER STREET2239
The DolphinTHE DOLPHINn.d. AT THE DOLPHIN IN. A dolphin. KINGS STREET WAPIN. In the field, G. M. B. 232WAPPING2313
 
Drake
The DrakeYE DRAKE1667 WILL IONSON AT YE DRAKE. In the field, a drake. BELL YARD NEARE TEMPLE BAR. In the field, HIS HALF PENY, 1667. 28BELL YARD, TEMPLE BAR143
 
Elephant
The ElephantTHE ELEVANT1650 THE ELEVANT WITHOVT. An elephant with a castle on its back. TEMPEL BARR, 1650. In the field, G. B. R. 214TEMPLE-BAR WITHOUT2120
 
Fox
The FoxTHE FOX1670 THOMAS FOX AT THE. A fox. FOX IN NEWGATE MARKET, 1670. In the field, T. A. F. 142NEWGATE MARKET1344
 
Goat
The GoatTHE GOATEn.d. AT THE GOATE IN. A goat. FLEMISH CHVRCH YARD. In the field, T. D. H. 86FLEMISH CHURCH-YARD740
 
Greyhound
The Greyhound TavernTHE GRAY HOVND TAVERNn.d. THE GRAY HOVND TAVERN. A greyhound. GARLICKE HILL. In the field, A. B. 89GARLICK HILL762
The GreyhoundTHE GREY HOVNDn.d. AT THE GREY HOVND. A grey hound. IN TOVR STREETE. In the field, G. D. A. 225TOWER STREET2235
 
Hare
The HareTHE HARE1666 IOHN PERRIS AT THE HARE. A hare running. IN THE STRAND, 1666. In the field, HIS HALF PENY. 209STRAND2068
 
Hind
The HindYE HINE1665 NICHOLAS HARINGTON AT. A stag. YE HINE (sic) IN COLEMAN STREET. In the field, HIS HALFE PENNY, 1665. 60COLEMAN STREET476
HindHINDn.d. ...RH. AND MORGAN, HIND. A hind. BREWERS IN LONG AKER. In the field, HIS HALF PENY, (sic). 128LONG ACRE1200
 
Lamb
The LambTHE LAMB1649 AT THE LAMB IN. The holy lamb couchant. ABCHVRCH LANE, 1649. In the field. R. S. P. 17ABCHURCH LANE4
 
Lion
The LionTHE LION1649 AT THE LION IN. A lion passant. ABCHVRCH LANE, 1649. In the field, T. A. C. 17ABCHURCH LANE3
The LionYE LYON1657 IOH. WELD AT YE LYON. A lion rampant. ON LONDON BRIDGE. In the field, I. W. 57. 126LONDON BRIDGE1180
The LionTHE LIONn.d. AT THE LION IN. A lion rampant. THEMES STREETE. In the field, F. S. I. 217THAMES STREET2150
 
Magpie
The PieTHE PIE1671 DAVID GILLAT AT THE PIE. In the field, a magpie. WITHOVT ALGATE, 1671. In the field, D1/2, G. 21ALDGATE WITHOUT56
The PieTHE PIEn.d. SIMON TURNER NEXT. The Grocer's arms. THE PIE AT ALGATE. A magpie; above 1D. 21ALDGATE WITHOUT65
The PieTHE PYE1648 AT THE PYE WITHOVT. A magpie. ALGATE. In the field, W. A, I. 1648 22ALDGATE WITHOUT69
The Pie TavernTHE PEY TAVERNn.d. AT THE PEY TAVERN IN. A magpie. LEADEN HALL STREETE. In the field, M. F. B. 121LEADENHALL STREET1126
The PieTHE PIY1659 AT THE PIY (sic) IN THE. A magpie. MINNERIS, 1659. In the field, I. A. between two muskets crossed. 137THE MINORIES1296
 
Peacock
The Peacock BrewhouseTHE PECOCKE BRVHOVSEn.d. AT THE PECOCKE BRVHOVSE. A peacock with tail spread. IN WHITE CROSS STREET. In the field, HIS HALFE PENNY. T. C. 239WHITE-CROSS STREET2396
 
Raven
The RavenYE RAVENn.d. RICHARD ROYLE, AT YE. A raven. RAVEN IN CHEAPSIDE. In the field, R. R. 53CHEAPSIDE407
The RavenTHE RAVENn.d. AT THE RAVEN IN. In the field, W. S. I. LEADENHALL STRET. In the field, a raven. 122LEADENHALL STREET1129
 
Swan
The SwanTHE SWAN1665 MARKE RIDER, AT THE SWAN. A swan holding a sprig in its bill. AGAINST THE MEWES, 1665. In the field, HIS HALFE PENNY. 51CHARING CROSS383
SwanSWAN1668 RALPH SHERWIN, AT SWAN. A swan. IN CLARE MARKETT, 1668. In the field, HIS HALFE PENNY, R. A. S. 57CLARE MARKET441
The SwanYE SWAN1668 WILLIAM BVRGES AT YE SWAN. A swan. AT DOWGATE, CONDVIT, 1668. In the field, HIS HALFE-PENNY. [See Note 561] 69DOWGATE561
The Swan TavernTHE SWAN TAVERNEn.d. AT THE SWAN TAVERNE. A swan. AT GRAYSIN LANE END. In the field, W. M. C. 94GRAY'S INN LANE825
The SwanTHE SWAN1650 AT THE SWAN IN THE. A swan. OLD BAILEY, 1650. In the field, I. A. G. 148OLD BAILEY1410
The Swan TavernTHE SWAN TAVERNEn.d. AT THE SWAN TAVERNE. A swan. IN OVLD FISH STREET. In the field, I. A. M. [See Note 1429] 150OLD FISH STREET1429
The Swan TavernTHE SWAN TAVERNn.d. AT THE SWAN TAVERN. A swan. IN OVLD FISH STREET. In the field, I. A. M. 150OLD FISH STREET1430
The SwanTHE SWANn.d. IOHN MARCH THE SWAN. A swan. AT RATLIF CROSE. In the field, I. M. M. 166RATCLIFF1579
The SwanTHE SWAN1649 AT THE SWAN, BEHIND. A swan. THE SHAMBLES, 1649. In the field, I. M. H. 185ST. NICHOLAS SHAMBLES1794
The SwanTHE SWANn.d. AN. GRASON AT THE SWAN. A swan. AT S. GEORGES CHVRCH. In the field, A. G. 200SOUTHWARK1960
The SwanTHE SWANn.d. CHARLES STVRTON AT. In the field, C. S. THE SWAN IN THE STRAND. A swan. 210STRAND2076
The Swan TavernTHE SWAN TAVERN1651 AT THE SWAN TAVERN. A swan with a chain. ON WAPING WALL 1651. In the field, R. E. W. 232WAPPING2320
The Swan BrewhouseTHE SWAN BRWHOWESn.d. AT THE SWAN BRWHOWES. A swan. IN WHITCHAPELL. In the field, R. E. L. 237WHITECHAPEL3274
 
Swan with Two Necks
The Swan with Two NecksTHE SWAN WITH 2 NECKSn.d. AT THE SWAN WITH 2. A swan. NECKS IN SHADWELL ..... (Detrited.) 190SHADWELL1847
The Swan with Two NecksTHE SWAN WITH 2 NECKSn.d. AT THE SWAN WITH 2. A wan with two necks. NECKS IN SOVTHWARKE. In the field, R. I. A. 204SOUTHWARK2007
 
Unicorn
The UnicornTHE VNICORNEn.d. WILL WARDE AT THE VNICORNE. In the field, ID. IN NEW FLEETE STREETE. A unicorn. 84FLEET STREET726
The UnicornTHE VINCORNn.d. AT THE VINCORN (sic). A unicorn. AGAINST THE SAVEY. A flower between R. M. 188SAVOY1832


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