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Early Inns and Taverns through tradesmens tokens - Minories

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LONDON TRADERS, TAVERN, AND COFFEE-HOUSE TOKENS, CURRENT 1649-1672. :

Index of Tradesmens tokens.

[I believe that some of these tokens listed as Minories already exist with an entirely different address on other pages.]

MINORIES, Aldgate.

#821 AT THE 2 SMITHES Two smiths working at anvil.
Rev. IN THE MINORIES . 1654 In the field, I. S. P.

#822 THOMAS PIERSON IN In the field, man dipping candles.
Rev. THE MINORIES. 1655 T. L. P., in the field.

B1935. Obverse. Thomas . Peirson . in = A tallow chandler.
R. THE . MINORIES . 1655 = T . L . P.   1/4

#823 GEORGE COX AT THE 2 Man dipping candles, in field.
Rev. COKS IN THE MINORIES In the field, G. E. C.  1/4

The candle-maker has here perpetrated a vile pun on his name ; certes he would have invoked the wrath of the great lexicographer, who boldly averred that " the man that would make a pun would pick a pocket."

#824 ELENOR STONE In the field, HER HALF PENY.
Rev. IN THE MINORYES Name in monogram, in field.

#825 THO. WASHBURNE AT Three crowns, in the field.
Rev. IN THE MINORIES Grocers Company arms.

The three crowns imply the diadems of the three kingdoms, England, Scotland, and Ireland. Queen Caroline, wife of King George the Second, in most respects endeared to the people of England,, having conceived the idea of excluding the public from St. James's park, and converting it into a noble garden for the palace,
consulted Sir Robert Walpole as to its probable cost ; his memorable reply was, " only Three Crowns."

#826 RICH. BURTON AT THE Ship, in the field. 
Rev. IN THE MINORIES . 1666 In the field, R. M. B.  1/4

#827 HENRY SADD IN YE MINORIES Rose and crown ; H. S.
Rev. A COFFEE HALFE PENNY [16] 66 In the field, a Turk's head ; H. S.

B1910. Obverse. AT . THE . TRUMPET . IN = A trumpet.
R. THE . MINIRIS . 1651 = A . I . A.

B1911. Obverse. Marmaduke . Bludder = An Indian holding an arrow.
R. in . the . minorys . 1666 = M . S. B.  1/4

B1912. Obverse. Thomas . Browne = A. man driving a horse and cart.
R. IN . THE . MINNERIS . 59 = WELCOM LUCK.   1/4

B1914. Obverse. Adam . Cabton . at . ye = A Windmill.
R. IN . Y E . MINNERIES . 1668 = HIS HALFE PENY. A . E . C.

B1915. Obverse. RICHARD . CHUBB . IN = A ship.
R. THE . MINERYES . l666 = HIS HALF PENY. R . S . C.

B1916. Obverse. RICHARD . CLARKE . AT . THE = A Swan.
R. IN . THE . MINEREYES . l668 = HIS HALFE PENNY. R . F . C.

B1918. Obverse. Thomas . Cox . in = St. George and the Dragon; above, a cock.
R. THE . MINNERIS = T . I . C.   1/4

B1919. Obverse. MARY . CRAGGE . A . MEALE = A malt-shovel.
r. SHOP . IN . THE . MINERYS = M . C.   1/4

B1920. Obverse. IN . YE . LITTLE . MINORYS = R . E . E.
R. mealeman = The sun.   1/4

B1921. Obverse. at . the . Govlden . Anker = An anchor.
R. IN . THE . MINEREESE = I . S . F.   1/4

B1922. Obverse. TIMOTHY . GARBERT . AT . THE = A fountain.
R. IN . THE . MINEORYS . l666 = HIS HALFE PENY.

B1923. Obverse. Arthvr . Hancock = A bell and wheel.
R. IN . THE . MINORIES = A . A . H.   1/4

B1924. Obverse. THO . HANSON . AT . THE = A Still.
R. AND . SWAN . IN . Y E . MINORIES = A Swan.   1/4

B1925. Obverse. RICHARD . HARRIS . AT . Y E . SEV = A sieve.
R. IN . TRINITY . MINORIES = HIS HALF PENY. R . R . H.

This house still exists. It was here that Sir I. Newton’s ring was sold for a pot of beer.—See N. Smith’s view, copied in Cassell’s London , p. 252.

“ Other Houses of Note .... the Seive .... in the Minories .”—A Vademecum for Maltworms , p. 14.

B1926. Obverse. JOHN . HERBERT . IN . YE . MINORIES . AT . THE (in four lines).
R. A . MORTAR . AND . TWO . PESTLES. (No legend.)

B1927. Obverse. JOHN . Hill . at . y e . Golden = A lion rampant.
R. LION . IN . YE . MINOREIS = HIS HALFE PENY.

B1928. Obverse. Christopher . Keaine = A Fleur-de-lis and a ball.
R. in . the . minories . 1669 = A monogram.

B1929. Obverse. Will . Knight . at . ye . Red = A lion rampant.
R. IN . Y E . MINERYES . 1666 = W . S . K.   1/4

B1930. Obverse. ye . Bage . of . Nales = A bag dotted with nail-heads.
R. in . litel . minneris = G . L . I .C (in two lines).   1/4

B1931. Obverse. at . the . Hand . and . Pen = A hand holding a pen.
R. IN . THE . MINORIES = I . E . M.   1/4

B1932. Obverse. at . the . Swann . tavern = A swan and a crescent.
R. IN . THE . MINNERES = L . A . M.   1/4

B1933. Obverse. at . the . 2 . smithes = Two smiths working at an anvil.
R. IN . THE . MINORIES . 1665 = 1 . S . P.    1/4

B1934. Obverse. at . the . Cammell = A camel lying down.
R. IN . THE . MINNORES = W . I . P.   1/4

B1936. Obverse. Clement . Plumsted . in . the = A monogram containing all the letters of the issuer’s two names.
R. MINORYES . IRONMONGER = HIS HALF PENY.

B1937. Obverse. John . Roper . ironmonger = The King’s Arms.
R. in . y e . little . minoryes = A monogram.   1/4

B1938. Obverse. at . the . Piy . in . the = A Magpie.
R. Minneris . 1659 = I . A . S. Two muskets crossed.   1/4

B1939. Obverse. at . Hawdon . Hous = Three leopards’ heads.
R. IN . THE . MYNORS . 1653 = R . A . S.   1/4

B1941. Obverse. Edward . Sae . at . the = A lion rampant.
IN . THE . MINORIES = E . M . S.   1/4

B1942. Obverse. Thomas . Sandon . at . y e = An eagle and a child (the Derby crest).
R .IN . THE . MINERIES . 1667= T . M . S.   1/4

B1943. Obverse. John . Smith . meale = A wheatsheaf.
R. MAN . IN . Ye . MINEREYS = I . M . S.   1/4

B1944. Obverse. William . Smith . in = An angel holding a scroll.
R. THE . MINNERIS . l659= W . S . S.   1/4

B1946. Obverse. Henry . Stone . in = An eagle and child.
R. THE . MINORIES . 1656 = H . S . S.   1/4

B1947. Obverse. at . the . 3 . Sugar . Lofes = Three sugar-loaves suspended.
R. IN . THE . MINERES = H . I . T.   1/4

B1949. Obverse. Anthony . Trevillyon = A tobacco-roll.
R. IN . THE . MINORIES = A . S . T.   1/4


LITTLE MINORIES.

#828 MARY TAYLOR IN THE An unicorn, in the field.
Rev. LITTLE MINORIES In the field, M. T.   1/4

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