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: Two Related Animals or Items


Standard Modern Form Form on the Token Date Description of Obverse of Token Description of Reverse of Token Page Street Token Number
 
Anchor and Mariner
The Anchor and MarinerYE ANCHOR AND MARRIN.1667 DIXY PAGE AT YE ANCHOR AND. An anchor and a man taking an observation. MARRIN. IN EAST SMITHFIELD. In the field, HIS HALFE PENY, 1667. 74EAST SMITHFIELD615
 
Bear and Ragged Staff
Note: a bear and ragged staff appears on the badge of the Earls of Warwick which can be viewed here.
The Bear and Ragged StaffTHE BARE AND RAGED STAFEn.d. THE BARE AND RAGED. A bear and ragged staff. STAFE IN LAMBETH. In the field, T. E. I. 119LAMBETH1098
The Bear and Ragged StaffTHE BEAR AND RAGEDn.d. AT THE BEARE AND RAGED. A bear and ragged staff. IN SOVTHWARKE. In the field, A. I. B. between three sugar-loaves. 204SOUTHWARK2008
 
Coach and Horses
The Coach and HorsesYE COACH & HORSES1658 YE COACH & HORSES AT. A coach and horses with driver and postillion SMITHFEILDE PENS, 58. In the field. 195SMITHFIELD1910
 
Dog and Bear
The Dog and BearTHE DOGG AND BARE1653 THE DOGG AND BARE. A dog attacking a bear. AT COW CROSS, 1653. In the field, I. M. B. 63COW CROSS509
The Dog and BearYE DOG AND BEAR1668 ROBERT NICHOLLS AT YE DOG. A dog and a bear on their hind legs. AND BEAR IN FINSBVRY. In the field, HIS HALFPENY, 1668. 80FINSBURY692
 
Dog and Duck
The Dog and DuckTHE DOGG AND DVCKE1651 AT THE DOGG AND DVCKE. A spaniel with a duck in its mouth. IN SOVTHWARKE, 1651. In the field, ..... 205SOUTHWARK2024
 
Dog's Head in Pot
The Dog's Head in the PotTHE DOGGS HEAD IN THE POTTEn.d. THE DOGGS HEAD IN THE. A dog eating out of a pot. POTTE IN OLD STREET. In the field, T. L. P. 151OLD PALACE YARD1442
 
Ewe and Lamb
The Ewe and LambYE EWE AND LAMBE1668 IOHN SLATER, AT YE EWE AND. A lamb sucking a ewe. LAMBE HATTEN GARDEN. In the field, HIS HALFE PENNY, 1668. 100HATTON GARDEN871
 
Fox and Goose
The Fox and GooseTHE FOX AND GOOSEn.d. AT THE FOX AND GOOSE. A fox bearing off a goose. AT MARKE LANE END. In the field, I. P. H. 133MARK LANE1252
The Fox and GooseTHE FOX AND GOOSEn.d. THE FOX AND GOOSE. A fox bearing off a goose. In the field, I. E. W. 142NEWGATE MARKET1352
 
Hen and Chickens
The Hen and ChickensYE HEN CHICKINSn.d. WILL. MOSTYN, AT YE HEN. A hen and chickens CHICKINS IN CHEAPSIDE. In the field, W. E. M. 1/2. 52CHEAPSIDE405
The Hen and ChickensTHE HEN AND CHICKINSn.d. AT THE HEN AND. A hen with chickens. IOHN SELL, between S. R. in the centre. Around, CHICKINS AT HAMONS KEY. 99HAMMON'S KEY860
 
Man in the Moon
Man in the MoonMAN IN THE MOONn.d. MAN IN THE MOON IN OLD. A naked man standing within a crescent. BAILY, TAL. CHANDLER. In the field, T. W.; above, a row of candles strung on a stick. 148OLD BAILEY1416
The Man in the MoonTHE MAN IN THE MOONn.d. AT THE MAN IN THE MOON. A naked man standing within a crescent. WITHOVT TEMPLE BARR. In the field, T. H. 214TEMPLE-BAR WITHOUT2115
The Man in the Moon TavernTHE MAN IN THE MOON TAVERNn.d. THE MAN IN THE MOON. The figure of a half naked man standing within a crescent moon, and holding by the horns. TAVERN IN CHEAPSIDE. In the field, S. S. T. 54CHEAPSIDE418
 
Rose and Crown
Akerman, p. iv, says "The full-blown rose surmounted by an arched crown, and commonly designated 'The Rose and Crown,' probably had its origin in the reign of Henry the Eighth, it being the device on the reverse of the testoon or shilling of that king."
The Rose and CrownTHE ROSE AND CROWNn.d. THE ROSE AND CROWN. A crowned rose. WITHOVT BISHOP GATE. In the field, W. M. I. 36BISHOPSGATE WITHOUT241
The Rose and CrownYE ROSE AND CROWNEn.d. YE ROSE AND CROWNE IN YE. A crown surmounting a full blown rose. CLERKENWEL CLOSE. In the field, A. E. C. 58CLERKENWELL CLOSE450
The Rose and CrownTHE ROSE AND CROWNn.d. AT THE ROSE AND CROWN. A rose crowned. IN COVENT GARDEN. In the field, V. M. M. 62COVENT GARDEN499
The Rose and CrownYE ROSE & CROWN1669 William Booden, Grocer, in three lines across the field; without the inner circle, HIS HALFPENNY. AT YE ROSE & CROWN IN HIGH HOLBORN. In the field, 1669. A rose crowned. 102HOLBORN894
The Rose and CrownTHE ROSE AND CROWN1652 THE ROSE AND CROWN. A rose and crown. IN SHOREDICH, 1652. In the field, .... 193SHOREDITCH1877
The Rose and CrownTHE ROSE AND CROWNn.d. THE ROSE AND CROWN. A full blown rose, crowned. AT TOWER STAIRES. In the field, M. H. C. 224TOWER STAIRS2228
 
Shepherd and Dog
The Shepherd and DogTHE SHEPHEARD AND DOGGn.d. THE SHEPHEARD AND. A shepherd and his dog. DOGG AT TVLYS GATE. In the field, I. S. W. 220TOOLEY STREET2189
 
Sword and Buckler
The Sword and BucklerTHE SWORD AND BVCKLERn.d. IOHN PARRETT AT THE SWORD. A sword and buckler. BVCKLER IN SHEERE LANE. In the field, HIS HALFE PENY. 191SHIRE LANE1854


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