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Early Inns and Taverns through tradesmens tokens - Wapping, dock, stairs and wall

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

Index of Tradesmens tokens.

The # prefix is the numbering of the Beaufoy collection, and B is the prefix of additional tokens listed in the Boynes collection.

 

WAPPING.

#1238 AT THE GUNN TAVERN A mounted field-piece, between three fleurs-de-lis.
Rev. IN WAPIN.1648 In the field, H. B. H.  1/4

#1239 AT THE 3 SUGAR LOAES Three sugar-loaves braced.
Rev. IN WAPPING. 1650 In the field, T. E. DRY.  1/4

#1240 AT THE 3 DETHES In the field, three skulls, one and
two. Rev. HEDES IN WAPING E. M. V., in the field.  1/4

The house was probably contiguous to Execution dock.  This is probably an apothecary’s token.

#1241 AT THE MAN IN THE Man standing within a crescent.
Rev. MOVN IN WAPING. 1652 W. E. GAUNT, in field.

The man in the nioon appears to have been considered a person of some eminence at this period. A royalist newspaper of this title, " discovering a world of knavery under the sunne," was " printed at the Full of the Moon, and sold at the signe of Scorpio,, for the good of the state/' in 1649-50.

#1242 JOHN CLARKE AT THE MAN Man in the moon.
Rev. IN YE MOON IN WAPING HIS HALF PENNY ; I. E. C. 1668.

Octangular. Luna is represented in a crescent form, the man standing within, holding apparently a tobacco -roll in each hand.

B3289. Obverse. at . the . man . in . the = A man standing within a crescent-moon.
R. MOONE . IN . WAPPING = I . M . C. 1/4

#1243 BENJAMIN BARNES In the field, HIS HALF PENY.
Rev. IN WAPPING Sampson slaying the lion.

The sign designated " the Samson and Lion." " Then went Samson down to the vineyards of Timnath, and behold a young lion roared against him ; and he rent him as he would have rent a kid, and he had nothing in his hand." Judges, ch. xiv. verses 5 and 6.

#1244 GEORGE CARPENTER IN A wheatsheaf, in the field.
Rev, WAPING. MELL-MAN 111 the field, G. M. C.

#1245 ANDREW COLEMAN AT In the field, HIS HALFE PENY.
Rev. THE COCK IN WAPPING A game-cock, in field.

No. 1245. The phrase quite Cock o' hoop, spoken of a person brisk and vivacious in appearance, is derived from the vintner's sign of the cock placed above the old hooped bush, the Cock-on-hoop.

#1246 EDWARD FISH AT In the field, the sun in rays.
Rev. THE SUNN IN WAPIN In the field, E. F.

#1247 WILL. FRY AT THE SUGGAR Sugar-loaf, in the field.
Rev.. LOFE IN WAPPING In the field, W. F.

B3299. Obverse. WILLIAM . FRY = HIS HALF PENY.
R. Wapping . new . stares = A sugar-loaf.

#1248 THOMAS HEWS AT THE A still, in the field.
Rev. GOLDEN STILL . WAPING In the field, T. M. H.

#1249 THOMAS PEIRCE A pair of scissors ? in the field.
Rev. IN WAPPIN In the field, T. M. P.

#1250 ROGER PRICE AT THE A Negro boy, in the field.
Rev. BLACK BOY IN WAPIN In the field, R. I. P.

#1251 IOHN REWOOD AT THE HIS HALF PENY, in the field.
Rev. ROYAL OKE IN WAPPING In field, royal oak.

#1252 ANN CURTIS. 1654 Leg, or hosier's sign, in the field.
Rev. IN WAPING In the field, A. C.  1/4

b3293. A variety is dated 1658. 1/4

#1253 FRANCES NOKES A bunch of grapes, in the field.
Rev. IN WAPING. 1655 In the field, F. N.

#1254 THOMAS MILLS AT YE Phoenix nest, in the field.
Rev. IN WAPPINGE . 1664 In the field, T. E. M.

B3319. Obverse. Thomas . Mills . at . ye = A pelican feeding her young in her nest.
R. in . Wappinge . 1664 = T . E . M . 1/4

#1255 THOMAS BREMREDGE Rod and fish-hook, in the field.
Rev. IN WAPPING. 1666 HIS HALFE PENNY.

#1256 IOHN HARLING . 1667 The initials I. A. H., in the field.
Rev. IN WAPPING TOBACCONIS HIS HALFE PENNY.

#1257 AT THE TOBACKO ROLE A roll of tobacco, in the field.
Rev. IN WAPPIN. 1667 In the field, R. I. S.


WAPPING DOCK.

1258 EDWARD WILLDIE AT Y WATER Watermen's arms, in the field.
 Rev. MANS ARMS AT WAPPIN DOCK HIS HALF PENY. E. E. W. WAPPING WALL.

#1259 AT THE PLOW ON In the field, a plough. Rev.
WAPING WALL. 1651 w. A. s., in the field.

#1260 FRANCIS PALMER. 1667 Black boy, and pelican in nest.
Rev. VPPON WAPPING WALL HIS HALFE PENNY. F. M. P.

A tobacconist, at the sign of the Black Boy and Pelican.

WAPPING NEW STAIRS.

#1261 ANTHONY PHILLIPS AT A fleur-de-lis, in the field.
Rev. NEW STARES IN WAPPIN HIS HALF PENY. 1668.

The recorded miracle of the transmission of the Us, or lily, from heaven to Clovis, the first Christian king of France, may be traced to Louis the Seventh's reception of a consecrated flower from Pope Alexander the Third. Louis, who is sometimes called Ludovicus Florus, bore on his signet a fleur-de-lis, but probably assumed it in allusion to his name, then usually spelt Loys ; one of the earliest instances of the punning device, and whence France was poetically termed I 'Empire des Lis.

#1262 ANTHONY PHILLIPS AT A fleur-de-lis, in the field.
Rev. NEW STARES IN WAPPIN In the field, A. A. P.

The farthing en suite with the preceding.

#1263 FARLEY STEVENSON AT THE A castle, in the field.
Rev. AT WAPPING NEW ST AIRES HIS HALF PENY. F. I. S.


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B3273. Obverse. Mathew . Awstan = A boy holding a pipe.
R. ONE . WAPING . WALL = M . E . A. 1/4

B3274. Obverse. at . the . fishmongers = The Fishmongers’ Arms.
R. ARMES . ON . WAPING . WALL = I . D . B. 1/4

B3275. Obverse. the . blew . anker . AT = An anchor.
R. WAPING . OVLD . STARES = I . I . B. 58. 1/4

B3276. Obverse. O. Aron . Barlow . at . the = An Indian holding an arrow.
R. AT . WAPIN . NEW . STAIERS = HIS HALF PENY.

B3278. Obverse. RICHARD . BOONE = HIS HALF PENY
R. AT . WAPPING . DOCK = R . M. B . 1/2

B3279. Obverse. ISAAC . BOULES . UPON . THE = A building
R. GREEN . BANK . IN . WAPING = HIS HALF PENY. I . A . B.

B3281. Obverse. ROBT . BRISTOW . CHESMUNGER = The Pewterers Arms
R. AT . WAPING . WALL = R . M . B . 1/4

B3282. Obverse. JOHN . BROUGHTON . AT = A globe.
R. IN . WAPPING . 1650 = I . M. B . 1/4

B3283. Obverse. WILLIAM . BUTCHER . ONE = HIS HALFE PENY.
R. WAPPING . WALL . 1666 = A swan

B3284. Obverse. AT . THE . FLOUR . DE . LYS = A fleur de lis
R. AT . WAPING . DOKE = I . I . C . 1/4

B3286. Obverse. John . Carter . at . ye = Two smiths at work at an anvil.
R. ONE . WAPPINGE . WALL = I . H . C. 1/4

B3287. Obverse. JOHN . CITREE . AT . THE = HIS HALF PENY.
R. dolphin . in . wappin = A dolphin.

B3291. Obverse. Marke . Collins . at . ye = Three wheatsheaves.
R. ONE . WAPPING . WALL . 1666 = HIS HALFE PENY. M . M . C.

B3295. Obverse. YE . COPPENHAGEN = L . E . E.
R. in . wapping = A castle gateway, on which is a coat of arms. 1/4

B3297. Obverse. HENRY . FORMAN . AT . EXECVTION = H . F joined.
R. DOCKE . BREWHOVSE . l668 = HIS HALFE PENNY.

B3298. Obverse. Hanna . Frost = A hen and chickens; no inner circle.
R. IN . WAPPIN . 1666 = H . F. 1/4

B3302. Obverse. Roger . Goode . nere = A tobacco-roll within a half moon.
R. WAPPING . NEW . STARES = HIS HALF PENY.

B3303. Obverse. THOMAS . GOONOL . OF = T . K . G.
R. WAPPIN . 1666 = HIS HALF PENY.

B3306. Obverse. Joseph . Harris . mealman = A wheatsheaf.
R. UPON . WAPPING . WALL . 68 = HIS HALF PENY.

B3307. Obverse. THOMAS . HARRIS . AT . THE = A ball, and T . E . H.
R. GOLDEN . BALL . IN . WAPPIN = HIS HALF PENNY. 1669.

B3309. Obverse. WILLIAM . HEWES . AT . THE=A ship.
R. SHIP . TAVERN . IN . WAPING = W . H . 1/4

B3310. Obverse. John . Holland . at . ye . i668 = A horseshoe.
R. GREENE . BANCK . IN . WAPING = HIS HALF PENY. I . I . H.

B3311. Obverse. Ed . Holstead . at . the = A bull baited by a dog.
R. AT . WAPPINGE . WALL = E . A . H. 1/4

B3312. Obverse. William . Hopkins = The Leathersellers’ Arms.
R. IN . WAPPING . 1659 = W . V . H. 1/4


The following advertisement, which appeared in the Mercurius Ihiblictis in 1660
(p. 460), shows that the name of the issuer of this token, on which are his initials
only, was William Hopkins :

“ Lost out of William Kingham s ground at West-green in the Parish of
Tatnam High Cross, one brown bay Gelding, having all his paces, a white blaze
in the Forehead, lave (?) eared, some white on all his Feet, and on the Saddle place,
fourteen hand high, six or seven years old. Give notice to Henry Goldsmith (the
owner) at Evershet in Bedfordshire , .... or to William Hopkins at the three
Stags in Wapping, and the party shall be well satisfied.”

The Leathersellers’ Arms are : Three bucks trippant regardant.

B3313. Obverse. Daniel - Howes - in . Wapping. D . G . H.

“ This was among the papers relating to Mr. Hoare’s coins lately sold.”—Mr.
Augustus W. Franks, in the Numismatic Chronicle , 1862, vol. ii. , N.S., p. 99.


B3314. Obverse. Ralph . HUDSON = The Grocers’ Arms.
R. AT . WAPPIN . WALLE = R . H. 1/4

B3315. Obverse. Richard . Hunning = A pear-tree bearing fruit
R. IN . WAPPING.= HIS HALF PENY.

B3316. Obverse. EDWARD . LAMB = A flagon.
R. IN . WAPING . 1658 = E . E . L. 1/4

B3317. Obverse. AT . THE. BVLL . TAVERN = A bull.
R. AT . WAPING . DOCKE = T . M. 1/4

B3318. Obverse. W . Maioh . h (in three lines across the field).
R. grocer . in . Waping = The Grocers’ Arms. 1/4

B3320. Obverse. Will . Nodes . at . the = A bear.
R. WHIT . BEARE . WAP . WALL = W . E . N. 1/4

B3321. Obverse. Francis . Nores = A bunch of grapes.
R. IN . WAPING . 1653 = F . N. 1/4

B3322. Obverse. Francis . Palmer . 1667 = A pelican in her nest ; a man standing near.
R. VPPON . WAPING . WALL = HIS HALFE PENNY. F . M . P.

B3323. Obverse. ROBERT . PARSONS . IN = HIS HALF PENY.
R. well . aly . in . wapping = A dolphin.

B3324. Obverse. JOHN . PASHALAER = I . S . P.
R. NERE . WAPING . CHAPEL = I . S . P. 1/4

B3325. Obverse. Thomas . Pierce = A pair of shears.
R. IN . WAPPIN = T . M . P. 1/4

B3326. Obverse. G . Percy . baker . at . the = A wheatsheaf.
R. NEW . STAYRS . IN . WAPIN = G . P. 1/4

B3327. Obverse. Anthony . Phillips . at = A fleur-de-lis.
R. NEW . STARES . IN WAPPIN = HIS HALF PENY. 1668.

B3328. Obverse. Anthony . Phillips . at = A fleur-de-lis.
R. NEW . STARES . IN . WAPPIN = A . A . P. 1/4

B3329. Obverse. ARTHUR . PHILLPOT . IN . COCKE = HIS HALFE PENY.
R. ALLEY . IN . WAPPING . 1667 = A . M . P.

B3330. Obverse. BENJAMIN . POOLE . AT . THE = B . P.
R. EXECVTION . DOCKE . BREWHOVS = HIS HALFE PENNY.

B3332. Obverse. William . Procter . 1669 = An Indian smoking.
R. AT . WAPPING . DOCK = HIS HALF PENY. W . K . P.

B3333. Obverse. at . the . white . beare = A bear.
R. AT . WAPPING . WALL = E . M . R. 1/4

B3334. Obverse. William . Redding = A sugar-loaf suspended by a ring.
R. IN . WAPPING . 1663 = W . I . R. 1/4

B3336. Obverse. Francis . Richardson . at = A leg between F . R.
R. IN . WAPPIN . SOPE . MAN . 66 = HIS HALF PENY.

B3337. Obverse. Hugh . Rowcliffe . 1667 = A sugar-loaf.
R. NEARE . WAPPIN . DOCKE = HIS HALFE PENNY. H . A . R.

B3338. Obverse. at . the . ship . taverne = A ship in full sail.
R. AT . WAP 1 NG . WALL . 1650 = I . E . S. 1/4

B3339. Obverse. AT . THE . PLOW . ON = A plough. 1/4
R. WAPING . WALL . 1651 = M . A . S.

B3341. Obverse. Joh . Shaw . in . WAPINGE = The Royal Arms.
R. AT . EXECVTION . DOCK = I . E . S. 1/4

B3342. Obverse. JOHN . SLATER . MEALMAN = HIS HALF PENY.
R. at . wapping . new . stares = A windmill.

B3343. Obverse. ANN . STARESTOCK . UPON . THE = A plough.
R. NEWE . WALLE . IN . WAPPING = HER HALFE PENNY A . S. 1/4

B3344. Obverse. FARLEY . STEVENSON . AT . THE = A castle.
R. AT . WAPPING . NEW . STAIRES = HIS HALF PENY. F . I . S.

B3345. Obverse. John . Tayler . vpon = A hand holding a pair of shears.
R. WAPING . WALE . TAYLER = I . E . T. 1/4

B3346. Obverse. William . Tayler . at = Three wheatsheaves.
R. WAPPING . WALL . 1658 = W . A . T. 1/4

B3348. Obverse. DAN . VOS . AT . Y E . SHIPP . A = D . E . V.
R. govlden . cross . Wappi = A ship and a cross. 1/4

B3349. Obverse. AT . THE . SWAN . TAVERN . = A swan with a chain.
R. ON . WAPING , WALL . 1651 = R . E . W . 1/4

B3350. A variety is dated 1655. It is, however, possible that this is merely a correction of the preceding, as the specimen
I have seen reads 1655.

B3351. Obverse. JAMES . WAKEFIELD . AT . THE = Fortune holding a veil spread out to the wind, and standing on a globe.
R. FORTUNE . TAVERN . IN . WAPING = HIS HALFE PENNY. 1667. 1/2

B3352. Obverse. FRANCIS . WINTERBURN . = A bunch of grapes.
R. IN . GOUN . ALEY . IN . WAPING = F . M . W . 1/4

B3353. Obverse. EDWARD . WILLDEE . AT . YE . WATER = The Watermens Arms
R. MANS . ARMS . AT . WAPPIN . DOCK = HIS HALF PENY E . E . W . 1/2

B3354. Obverse. SAMUELL . WISEMAN . AT = A horses head bridled.
R. ONE . WAPPING . WATT = S . F . W . 1/4

B3355. Obverse. RICHARD . WOOSLEY . IN = The Bakers Arms.
R. WAPPIN . BAKER . 1665 = R . I . W . 1/4

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