Æ Farthing. Diameter 16mm. * AT· THE· INNER TEMPLE around a mortar with two pestles. R. * GATE· IN· FLEET· STREET around; in centre ·S· above I * I BW (London) 1094; Norweb 7156. Fine*. *US customers please note that this is strict British grading. This is a very much better specimen than that in the Norweb collection. Very rare thus.
The issuer has not been identified. The symbolism of a mortar with two pestles is most unusual.
British Tokens - 17th Century - London - Fleet Street - Inner Temple - Apothecary
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