Æ Farthing. ND. Diameter 15.5mm. * ·IN· THE· BORDET· ENTRY· around; in centre the drapers arms. R. * IN· S· MARTINES· LEGRAND around; in centre ·S· above W·A BW (London) 2656; Norweb 7601 Mediocre - fair*. *US customers please note that this is strict British grading. Scarce.
The issuer's name is unknown.
St. Martin's le Grand was a parish and liberty within the City of London, and is the name of a one-way street north of Newgate Street and Cheapside and south of Aldersgate Street. It forms the southernmost section of the A1 road.
British Tokens - 17th Century - London -