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: Other Familiar References


Standard Modern Form Form on the Token Date Description of Obverse of Token Description of Reverse of Token Page Street Token Number
 
Bird in Hand
The Bird in HandTHE BIRD IN HANDn.d. AT THE BIRD IN HAND. A hand holding a bird. IN CVRIERS ALLEY. In the field, I. A. W. 66CURRIERS' ALLEY543
The Bird in HandTHE BIRD IN HANDn.d. AT THE BIRD IN HAND. A figure holding a bird. IN S. IOHNS LANE. In the field, T. M. A. 176ST. JOHN'S LANE1702
 
Fortune
The Fortune TavernTHE FORTVNE TAVERN1667 IAMES WARFEILD AT THE. A naked figure holding a veil distended by the wind, and standing on a globe. FORTVNE TAVERN IN WAPING. In the field, HIS HALFE PENNY, 1667. 231WAPPING2308
 
Green Man
Green ManGREE MANn.d. BRYAN TAILOR, AT GREE. A man holding a staff and a bugle horn. [confirmed - book says "... AT GREE." - KOB] MAN, CHISELL STREET. In the field, B. A. T. 55CHISWELL STREET432
The Green ManTHE GREEN MANn.d. SARAH AVSTIN AT THE GREEN. A savage holding a club. MAN IN ST. IAMES MARKET PLACE. In the field, HER HALFE PENNY. 176ST. JAMES'S MARKET1695
The Green ManTHE GREEN MAN1651 AT THE GREEN MAN. A figure of a wild man holding a club. IN SOVTHWARKE 1651. In the field, .... 205SOUTHWARK2027
 
Have At It
The Have At ItYE HAVE AT ITn.d. WILL. BRANDON AT YE HAVE. A man about to throw a stick at a cock. AT IT ON DOWGATE HILL. In the field, HIS HALF PENY, and the initials, W. M. B. [See Note 560] 68DOWGATE560
 
Labor in Vain
The Labor in VainTHE LABOR IN VAINEn.d. THE LABOR IN VAINE IN. Two women washing a negro. FLEMISHE CHVRCH YARD. In the field, I. I. G. 86FLEMISH CHURCH-YARD739
The Labor in VainTHE LABER IN VANEn.d. AT THE LABER IN VANE. Two women washing a negro. IN TVRN MILL STREETE. In the field, T. I. L. 227TURNMILL STREET2257


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