Obv: View of building, TALLOW CHANDLER HALL above, BUILT A D 1671 below. Rev: Arms of London and Westminster, crest a mural crown, LONDON AND WESTMINSTER PENNY 1791 around. Edge: I PROMISE TO PAY ON DEMAND THE BEARER ONE PENNY X.
Uncirculated, choice, and lustrous. Red & brown. Rare.
The Tallow Chandlers’ Company were involved with the production of candles, soap, oil, butter, hops, and other commodities. The original structure was destroyed in the Great Fire of 1666. The structure on this token was built in 1672, survived the blitz, and still stands today in Dowgate Hill.