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: a Generic Description of a Person + "Head"


Standard Modern Form Form on the Token Date Description of Obverse of Token Description of Reverse of Token Page Street Token Number
 
Blackmoor's Head
The Blackmoor's HeadYE BLACKMORES HEADn.d. THO. WHITE AT YE BLACKMORES. Bust of a Negro, across the field, HIS OB. HEAD IN WEST SMITHFEILD. In the field, T. E. W. 195SMITHFIELD1902
 
King's Head
The King's HeadYE KINGS HEADn.d. IEREMIAH GREEN AT YE. Bust of Charles I. crowned. KINGS HEAD IN CAR MARKET. In the field, HIS HALFE PENY, I. A. G. 57CLARE MARKET440
The King's HeadTHE KINGS HEADn.d. AT THE KINGS HEAD. Bust of Henry VIII. IN CLEMENTIS (sic) LANE. In the field, E. A. N. 57CLEMENT'S LANE446
The King's HeadTHE KINGS HEADn.d. AT THE KINGS HEAD. Bust of a king crowned. IN FLEETSTREETE. In the field, L. W. & H. I. 85FLEET STREET735
The King's HeadTHE KINGS HEADn.d. AT THE KINGS HEAD. The bust of Henry VIII. IN FLEET STREETE. Letters detrited. [See Note 737] 86FLEET STREET737
The King's HeadYE KINGS HEADn.d. IOHN CASELY AT YE KINGS HEAD. Bust of Charles I. crowned. IN KING STREET, WESTMINSTER. In the field, HIS HALFE PENNY, I. E. C. 117KING STREET, WESTMINSTER1072
The King's HeadYE KINGS HEADn.d. AT YE KINGS HEAD IN. In the field, E. I. A. LEADENHALL STREET. Bust of a king, crowned with an open crown, holding the globe and sceptre. 121LEADENHALL STREET1126
King's HeadKINGS HEADn.d. THO. BLAGRAVE, KINGS. Bust of Henry VIII. holding the sceptre. HEAD NEW FISH STREET. In the field, T. I. B. [See Note 1337] 141NEW FISH STREET1337
The King's HeadTHE KINGS HEADn.d. AT THE KINGS HEAD. A crowned bust. PETTER STREET W. M. In the field, R. R. Y. 156PETER STREET1477
The King's HeadTHE KINGS HEADn.d. MATT. MARRIOTT AT THE KINGS. The bust of Charles II. crowned. HEAD AT THE END OF ST. MARTINS. In the field, HIS HALF PENY. 181ST. MARTIN'S LE GRAND1759
The King's HeadTHE KINGS HEADn.d. AT THE KINGS HEAD. Bust of Henry VIII. SOVTHWARKE GROCER. In the field, W. P. 205SOUTHWARK2017
The King's HeadYE KINGS. HEADn.d. THOMAS DENMAN AT YE KIN. A plough beneath, 1/2 GS. HEAD WITHOVT TEMPEL BAR. A rude bust of a king holding a scepter. 213TEMPLE-BAR WITHOUT2105
The King's HeadTHE KINGS HEADn.d. AT THE KINGS HEAD. Bust of Charles I. crowned IN TOOLEYS STREET. In the field, I. H. R. 220TOOLEY STREET2186
The King's Head TavernTHE KINGS HED TAVERNn.d. WITHIN BISHOP GATE. The crowned bust of Charles the First to the left. THE KINGS HED TAVERN. In the field, G. M. W. 37BISHOPSGATE WITHOUT247
The King's Head TavernTHE KINGS HEAD TAVERNn.d. THE KINGS HEAD TAVERN. The bust of Henry the Eighth. AT CHANCERY LANE END. In the field, T. A. K. [See Note 370] 49CHANCERY LANE370
King's Head TavernKINGS HEAD TAVERNEn.d. KINGS HEAD TAVERNE. Crowned bust. AT THE HERMITAGE. In the field, W. E. A. 101HERMITAGE880
The King's Head TavernTHE KINGS HEAD TAVERNn.d. AT THE KINGS HEAD. A crowned bearded bust. TAVERN IN HOLBORN. In the field, H. M. H. 108HOLBORN971
The King's Head TavernTHE KINGS HEAD TAVERNn.d. THE KINGS HEAD TAVERN. The full-faced bust of Henry VII. IN OLD FISHE STREET. In the field, W. R. A. [See Note 1428.] 150OLD FISH STREET1428
The King's Head TavernYE KINGS HEAD TAVERNn.d. AT YE KINGS HEAD. Bust of Henry VIII. with sceptre. (No inner circle.) TAVERN IN THE STRAND. In the field, A. C. 210STRAND2080
 
Maiden's Head
The Maiden's HeadTHE MAIDEN HEAD1668 THE MAIDEN HEAD. A bust on a shield placed between E. A. IN ALDERSGATE STREET. Similar shield and bust between 68. 19ALDERSGATE STREET34
The Maiden's HeadTHE MAYDEN HEADn.d. THE MAYDEN HEAD. In the field, G. S. H. IN DVCK LANE. Crowned female bust. 72DUCK LANE597
The Maiden's HeadYE MAYDEN HEADE1637 AT YE MAYDEN HEADE. In the field, head of the Virgin. IN PVDIN LANE, 1637. In the field, B. W. A. [See Note 1539] 162PUDDING LANE1539
The Maiden's HeadYE MAYDEN HEADE1657 AT YE MAYDEN HEADE. An hideously rude female bust. IN PVDEN LANE, 1657. In the field, 1657. 162PUDDING LANE1541
The Maid's HeadYE MAID HEADn.d. HENRY CRANE AT YE. Female bust. MAID HEAD LON. WALL. In the field, H. E. C. 127LONDON WALL1183
 
Poet's Head
The Poet's HeadYE POETS HEADn.d. EDWARD SMITH AT YE POETS. A head crowned with bays. HEAD IN ST. IAMES STREET. In the field, HIS HALF PENY. 175ST. JAMES'S1693
The Pope's HeadTHE POPES HEAD1671 IAMES CROMER. Bust of the Pope holding a triple cross. THE POPES HEAD AT DOWGATE, 1671. In five lines across the field (octagonal). 69DOWGATE563
 
Queen's Head
The Queen's HeadTHE QVEENS HEADn.d. AT THE QVEENS HEAD. Bust of Queen Elizabeth. AT BILINGSGATE. In the field, R. A. C. 30BILLINGSGATE162
The Queen's HeadTHE QVEENS HE....1657 THE QVEENS HE.... IN. Bust of Queen Elizabeth. THAMES STR..T. 1657. In the field, S. D. S. 217THAMES STREET2156
The Queen's Head TavernTHE QVEENE HEAD TAVERNn.d. THE QVEENE HEAD TAVERN. Bust of Queen Elizabeth. IN WESTMITHFEILD. In the field, I. T. M. 195SMITHFIELD1909
The Queen's HeadTHE QVEENS HEAD1666 AT THE QVEENS HEAD IN. Crowned bust of a queen, with sceptre. ST. IAMES MARKETT, 1666. In the field, HIS HALFE PENNY. 176ST. JAMES'S MARKET1701
The Queen's HeadTHE QVEENS HEADn.d. AT THE QVEENS HEAD. Bust of Queen Elizabeth. AT NEW CRANE WAPPIN. In the field, I. M. R. 232WAPPING2317
Queen's Head TavernQVEENE HEAD TAVERNEn.d. QVEENE HEAD TAVERNE. Full-faced bust of Queen Elizabeth. AT HOLBORNE COVNDID. In the field, E. E. H. [See Note 969] 108HOLBORN969
 
Saracen's Head
The Saracen's HeadTHE SARASENS HEADn.d. THE SARASENS HEAD. A Saracen's head. WITHIN ALGATE, CHANDLER. In the field, R. S. B. 20ALDGATE WITHIN48
The Saracen's HeadTHE SARASONS HEADn.d. AT THE SARASONS HEAD. A Saracen's head. IN WESTMINSTER GROCER. In the field, I. M. B. 234WESTMINSTER2336


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