English Sign Names From 17th Century Tradesman's Tokens

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

© 2007-2010 by Kathleen M. O'Brien. All rights reserved.
Version 1.1, updated 10 July 2010


Patterns Including: Color + 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
 
Black Bear
The Black BearTHE BLACK BAREn.d. AT THE BLACK BARE. A bear with a chain. IN EAST SMITHFEILD. In the field, R. E. H. 74EAST SMITHFIELD625
 
White Bear
The White BearWHITE BEARE1666 DANIELL BIRTWISTLE AT. A bear and WHITE over it. BEARE IN BRIDE LANE; in center, HIS HALF PENY, 1666. See No. 297 42BRIDE LANE296
The White BearTHE WHITE BAREn.d. AT THE WHITE BARE. A bear on a wreath; above, H. I. M. IN KENT STREETE. In the field, A FARTHING CHANGER. 116KENT STREET, SOUTHWARK1063
The White BearWHIT BEAREn.d. WILL. BALET SALTER. A bear. WHIT BEARE WHIT. CHAP. In the field, W. M. B. 235WHITECHAPEL2352
 
Blue Boar
The Blue BoarTHE BLEW BOOREn.d. E. C. AT THE BLEW BOORE. A cross patée. WITHOVT BISHOPSGATE. A boar. 36BISHOPSGATE WITHOUT234
The Blue BoarTHE BLEW BOARn.d. EZEKIEL WALLIS. In the field, IN CHEAP SIDE. AT THE BLEW BOAR. A boar. 53CHEAPSIDE408
The Blue BoarTHE BLV BOREn.d. AT THE BLV BORE. A boar. AT POSTTAN GATE. In the field, R. E. D. 161POSTERN GATE1527
 
Black Bull
The Black BullYE BLACK BVLLn.d. AT YE BLACK BVLL. A bull. IN CORN HILL. In the field, T. M. H. 61CORNHILL485
The Black BullTHE BLACKE BVLLn.d. AT THE BLACKE BVLL. A bull. IN CRVCHED FRIRS (sic). In the field, I. M. B. 66CRUTCHED FRIARS542
The Black BullTHE BLACKE BVLLn.d. AT THE BLACKE BVLL. A bull. IN PVDDING LANE. In the field, W. I. P. 162PUDDING LANE1540
The Black BullTHE BLACK BVLLn.d. AT THE BLACK BVLL. A bull. AT STRAND BRIDGE. 211STRAND BRIDGE2093
The Black BullYE BLAK BVLLn.d. WILLIAM STEWART AT YE BLAK. A bull. BVLL IN THE VPPER GROVND. In the field, HIS HALFE-PENNY. W. S. 228UPPER GROUND2262
 
Gold Bull
Gold BullGOLDE BALn.d. ROBERT MOORE, GOLDE BAL. A Bull. IN BLOWBLADDE STRET. In the field, R. I. M. 39BLOWBLADDER STREET272
 
Pied Bull
The Pied BullYE PYD. BVLL1652 AT YE PYD. BVLL IN. A bull. OVLD BRID WELL, 1652. In the field, M. A. E. 42BRIDEWELL303
 
Red Bull
The Red BullYE RED BULLn.d. YE RED BULL, BACKSIDE. In the field, G. E. S. ST. NICHOLAS SHAMBLES. A bull. 185ST. NICHOLAS SHAMBLES1796
 
Golden Cock
Golden CockGOLDEN COCKn.d. PHILLIP IENNERET IN. A cock. GOLDEN COCK HVNDICH. In the field, P. E. I. 111HOUNDSDITCH1010
 
Red Cow
The Red CowTHE RED COWEn.d. THO. PRICE, THE RED COWE. A cow; above, a sugarloaf. AT YE GRAYNGE IN SOVTHWARK. In the field, HIS HALFPENY. 92THE GRANGE806
The Red CowYE RED COWn.d. MAT. BAYLY, AT YE RED COW. A cow. NEAR HOLBORN CVNDVIT. In the field, M. T. B. 1/2. 102HOLBORN891
Red CowRED COWn.d. WILLIAM RIXON AT. A cow. RED COW IN MILKE STREET. In the field, HIS HALFPENY TOKEN. 135MILK STREET1269
 
Black Dog
The Black DogYE BLACK DOGn.d. YE BLACK DOG, KINGS. A dog; above, a flower. STREET, WESTMINSTER. In the field, G. H. W. 118KING STREET, WESTMINSTER1085
The Black DogYE BLACK DOGGn.d. NICHOLAS ROYS AT YE BLACK. A dog. DOGG NEARE NEWGATE. In the field, HISHALFPENY TOKEN. [See Note 1355.] 142NEWGATE WITHOUT1355
 
Green Dragon
The Green DragonTHE GREENE DRAGONn.d. AT THE GREENE DRAGON. A dragon. IN BOWE LANE. In the field, I. C. K. 40BOW LANE280
 
White Dragon
The White DragonTHE WHITE DRAGONn.d. AT THE WHITE DRAGON AT. In the field, R. A. H. IN HIGH HOLBORNE. A dragon rampant. 108HOLBORN972
 
Black Spread Eagle
Black Spread EagleBLACK SPRED EAGLEn.d. BLACK SPRED EAGLE. In the field, I. S. V. IN CHANCERY LANE. A spread eagle. 50CHANCERY LANE374
The Black Spread EagleTHE BLACK SPREAD EAGLEn. d. THE BLACK SPREAD EAGLE. A spread eagle. IN NEW FISH STREETE. In the field, F. M. M. 141NEW FISH STREET1341
The Black Spread EagleTHE BLACK SPREAD EAGLEn.d. THE BLACK SPREAD EAGLE. A spread eagle. IN THE OLD BAILYE. In the field, P. S. E. 147OLD BAILEY1407
The Black Spread EagleTHE BLACK SPREAD EAGLEn.d. AT THE BLACK SPREAD EAGLE. A spread eagle. IN TVRN MILL STREET. In the field, H. A. B. 227TURNMILL STREET2255
 
Golden Falcon
The Golden FalconTHE GOVLDEN FAIKENn.d. AT THE GOVLDEN FAIKEN (sic). A falcon. AT HOLBORNE BRIDGE. In the field, T. T. P. 109HOLBORN977
The Golden FalconYE GOLDEN FAVLCON1669 AVERY TERRILL, COOKE AT YE. A falcon; below, 69. GOLDEN FAVLCON IN LOTHVVRY. In the field, HIS HALF PENY, A. M. T. 130LOTHBURY1226
 
Golden Griffin
The Golden Griffin TavernTHE GOLDEN GRIFFIN TAVERNn.d. THE GOLDEN GRIFFIN. A griffin. TAVERN IN HOLBORNE. In the field, T. S. P. 109HOLBORN976
 
Black Hart
The Black HartTHE BLACK HEARTn.d. AT THE BLACK HEART. A stag couchant. IN BVSHOPSGAT STRET. In the field, H. A. A. 33BISHOPSGATE STREET WITHIN189
 
Golden Hart
The Golden HartTHE GOLDEN HARTn.d. AT THE GOLDEN HART IN. A hart. LEADENHALL MARKET. In the field, A SOPE SHOP. 122LEADENHALL STREET1138
 
Red Hart
The Red Hart BrewhouseTHE RED-HART BREWOVSEn.d. THE RED-HART BREWOVSE. A stag. IN DEADMANS PLACE. In the field, I. E. M. 67DEADMAN'S PLACE550
 
White Hart
The White HartTHE WHITE HART1657 AT THE WHITE HART. A stag couchant. AT BEDLAM GATE, 1657. In the field, E. E. K. 30BETHLEM159
The White HartTHE WHITE HARTn.d. AT THE WHITE HART. A stag couchant. IN CANNON STREETE. In the field, B. I. S. 45CANNON STREET, OR CANDLEWICK STREET332
The White HartTHE WHIT HART1650 AT THE WHIT HART. A stag couchant. IN FOXES LANE, 1650. In the field, W. D. C. 88FOXES LANE, SHADWELL756
The White HartYE WHITE HART1656 IAMES MOREY AT YE. In the field, 1656. WHITE HART STRAND. In the field, a stag couchant. 209STRAND2066
 
Black Horse
The Black HorseTHE BLACK HORSEn.d. AT THE BLACK HORSE. A horse saddled and bridled. IN ABCHVRCH LANE. In the field, W. A. T. 17ABCHURCH LANE5
The Black HorseYE BLACK HORSEn.d. AT YE BLACK HORSE. A horse caparisoned. IN CANNON STREET. In the field, I. B. 45CANNON STREET, OR CANDLEWICK STREET330
 
White Horse
The White HorseTHE WHIT HORS1652 AT THE WHIT HORS. A horse galloping. IN BASEN LANE, 1652. In the field, I. G. 25BASING LANE105
The White HorseTHE WHITE HORES1649 AT THE WHITE HORES (sic). A horse galloping. IN BREAD STREET, 1649. In the field, R. E. R. 41BREAD STREET290
The White HorseTHE WHITE HORSE1658 AT THE WHITE HORSE. A cavalier on horseback. IN BROAD STREET. In the field, R. A. B. 1658. 43BROAD STREET312
The White HorseTHE WHITE HORSEn.d. W. BIRCH AT THE WHITE. A horse. HORSE HOLBORN BRIDG. In the field, W. A. B. 102HOLBORN893
The White HorseTHE WHIT HORSn.d. AT THE WHIT HORS. A horse galloping. HOVNSDICH NEA. AL. GATE. In the field, L. E. H. 112HOUNDSDITCH1020
The White HorseTHE WHITE HORS1658 AT THE WHITE HORS. A horse prancing; below, a minute R. AT HOVNSDITCH, 1658. In the field, I. A. P. 112HOUNDSDITCH1021
The White HorseTHE WHITE HORSn.d. AT THE WHITE HORS. A horse galloping. NEXT TO LIONS INN. In the field, R. S. 132LYON'S INN1242
The White HorseTHE WHITE HORSEn.d. THE WHITE HORSE .... IN. A horse. IAMES MARKET PLACE. In the field 1/2 between I. M. H. 176ST. JAMES'S MARKET1700
The White HorseTHE WHIT HORSEn.d. AT THE WHIT HORSE. A horse galloping; above, the sun. WITHOVT TEMPLE BARR. In the field, I. K. L. 214TEMPLE-BAR WITHOUT2117
The White HorseTHE WHITE HORSEn.d. AT THE WHITE HORSE. In the field, a horse prancing. IN STABLE YARD WESTMIN.... In the field, I. I. N. 234WESTMINSTER2342
 
Black Lion
The Black LionTHE BLACK LYONn.d. AT THE BLACK LYON. A lion rampant. WITHOVT BISHOP GATE. Five candles strung on a stick; above, G. E. C. 36BISHOPSGATE WITHOUT235
The Black LionTHE BLACK LYONn.d. IOHN HARISON. In the centre. Around, IN TVTELL STREETE. AT THE BLACK LYON. A lion rampant. 221TOTHILL STREET2195
 
Blue Lion
The Blue LionTHE BLEW LIONn.d. AT THE BLEW LION. A lion rampant. BOW STREET, WESTMIN. In the field, E. F. C. 40BOW STREET, WESTMINSTER283
 
Gold Lion
The Gold Lion TavernTHE GOLDE LYON TAVERNn.d. AT THE GOLDE LYON. A lion rampant. TAVERN IN THE STRAND. In the field..... 211STRAND2088
 
Golden Lion
The Golden LionTHE GOVLDING LYONn.d. AT THE GOVLDING. A lion rampant. LYON IN CHIKLANE. In the field, R. N. W. 55CHICK LANE427
The Golden Lion TavernTHE GOOLLDEN LYON TAVERNn.d. AT THE GOOLLDEN LYON. A lion rampant. TAVERN IN FETTER LANE. In the field, R. M. S. 79FETTER LANE682
The Golden LionTHE GOVLDEN LIOn. d. AT THE GOVLDEN LIO. In the field, C. A. T. IN HOWNDS DITCH. A lion rampant. 112HOUNDSDITCH1022
 
Purple Lion
The Purple LionYE PVRPLE LYONn.d. YE PVRPLE LYON IN. In the field. F. E G. SOVTHAMPTON BVILD. A lion rampant. 198SOUTHAMPTON BUILDINGS1937
 
Red Lion
The Red LionTHE RED LYON1650 AT THE RED LYON, IN GRASSE. A lion rampant. CHVRCH STREET, 1605. In the field, I. S. F. 92GRACECHURCH STREET803
The Red LionTHE RED LYON1653 AT THE RED LYON. A lion rampant. IN HYE HOLBORN, 1652. In the field, L. C. S. 109HOLBORN978
The Red LionTHE RED LIONn.d. AT THE RED LION IN. A lion rampant. LITTLE EAST CHEAP. In the field, I. S. V. 125LITTLE EASTCHEAP1167
The Red LionTHE RED LIONn.d. AT THE RED LION. A lion rampant. IN NORTVN FOLGATE. In the field, E. S. G. 146NORTON FOLGATE1391
The Red LionTHE RED LYONn.d. AT THE RED LYON IN. A lion rampant. RATLIFE. In the field, A. S. A. 167RATCLIFF1592
The Red LionTHE RED LYONn.d. AT THE RED LYON. A lion rampant. AT ST. HELENS GATE. In the field, R. E. S. 175ST. HELEN'S1688
The Red LionTHE RED LIONn.d. AT THE RED LION. A lion rampant. IN SHEERE LANE. In the field, I. I. M. 191SHIRE LANE1859
The Red LionTHE RED LIONn.d. IOHN MVRKE AT THE. A lion rampant. RED LION IN TOWER DICH. In the field, I. E. M. 222TOWER DITCH2210
The Red LionTHE RED LIONn.d. AT THE RED LION IN. A lion rampant. WHITE CROSS STREET. In the field, I. F. 239WHITE-CROSS STREET2397
 
White Lion
The White LionYE WHIT LYONn.d. WILL......OD AT YE WHIT LYON. A lion rampant. AT BROKEN WHARFE. In the field, W. E. D. 43BROKEN WHARF314
The White Lion TavernTHE WHIT LYON TAVERNn.d. THE WHIT LYON TAVERN. A lion rampant. IN CANDLE WICK STREETE. In the field, T. E. in monogram. 45CANNON STREET, OR CANDLEWICK STREET331
The White LionTHE WHITE LIONn.d. THE WHITE LION. A lion rampant. AT COW CROSSE. In the field, a large S. 63COW CROSS512
The White LionYE WHIT LYONn.d. AT YE WHIT LYON IN. A lion rampant. GOOSWEELL STREET. In the field, R. A. F. 91GOSWELL STREET792
The White LionTHE WHIT LYONn.d. AT THE WHIT LYON. A lion rampant. IN GVILD HALL GATE. In the field, W. A. C. 98GUILDHALL853
The White LionYE WHIT LYON1668 CHRISTOPHER BVSBEE AT. A lion passant. YE WHIT LYON IN ISLINGTON. In the field, HIS HALFE PENY, 1668. 114ISLINGTON1039
The White LionYE WHITE LION1666 ANTHONY LAWSON AT YE WHITE. A lion rampant. LION IN IEWEN STREET, 1666. In the field, HIS HALFEPENNY. 115JEWIN STREET1052
The White LionTHE WHIT LIONn.d. AT THE WHIT LION. A lion rampant. NEIR LONDON BRIDG. In the field, T. A. C. 126LONDON BRIDGE1181
The White LionTHE WHIT LYONn.d. AT THE WHIT LYON. A lion rampant. IN PETECOTE LANE. In the field, R. E. D. 156PETTICOAT LANE1484
The White LionYE WHIT LYONn.d. YE WHIT LYON NEARE. A lion rampant. YE NEW EXCHANGE. In the field, R. P. 211STRAND2087
The White LionYE WHIT LYONn.d. YE WHIT LYON IN. A lion rampant. TOOLEY STREET. In the field, T. A. C. 220TOOLEY STREET2182
The White Lion TavernTHE WHITE LYON TAVERNEn.d. THE WHITE LYON TAVERNE. A lion rampant. IN TOWER STREETE. In the field, T. A. M. 225TOWER STREET2238
 
Black Raven
The Black RavenYE. BLACK RAVENn.d. SAM SALLWAY, AT YE. BLACK. A raven. RAVEN WITHOVT BISHOPGATE. In the field, HIS HALF PENY, S. E. S. 35BISHOPSGATE WITHOUT227
 
Black Swan
The Black SwanYE BLACK SWANn.d. BARTHOLOMEW PEELE, AT YE. A swan. BLACK SWAN IN BETHELEM. In the field, HIS HAF PENY. 29BETHLEM156
The Black SwanYE BLACK SWANn.d. THOMAS DAY, AT YE BLACK. A swan. SWAN AT HOLBORN BRIDG. In the field, HIS HALFE PENY. 103HOLBORN908
The Black SwanTHE BLACK SWAN1659 AT THE BLACK SWAN. A swan. IN SANT KATARNES, 1659. In the field, I. K. H. 180ST. KATHARINE'S1746
The Black SwanTHE BLACK SWANn.d. AT THE BLACK SWAN. A swan. IN TOWER STREET. In the field, R. C. 225TOWER STREET2237
 
White Swan
The White SwanTHE WHIT SWANn.d. AT THE WHIT SWAN IN. A swan. BARNABEY STREET. In the field, W. A. T. 26BARNABY STREET126
The White SwanTHE WHITE SWANn.d. AT THE WHITE SWAN. A swan. WITHOVT BISHOPGATE. In the field, T. E. H. 36BISHOPSGATE WITHOUT239
The White SwanTHE WHITE SWANn.d. AT THE WHITE SWAN. A swan. IN GOVLDIN LANE. In the field, W. A. T. 91GOLDEN LANE787
The White SwanYE WHITE SWAN1667 IOHN BAKER AT YE WHITE. A swan. SWAN WITHOVT MOREGATE. In the field, HIS HALFE PENNY, 1667. 139MOORGATE WITHOUT1323
The White SwanYE WHITE SWANn.d. IOHN ROGERS AT YE WHITE. A swan standing on an unknown object. SWAN AT PVDELL DOCKE. In the field, HIS HALFE PENY. 163PUDDLE DOCK1547
The White SwanYE WHIT SWAN166... WILLIAM PEAKE AT YE WHIT. In the field, HIS HALFE PENY. W. M. P. SWAN TOWER STREETE, 166... A swan. 225TOWER STREET2233


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