Obv: View of monument, MONUMENT ERECTED 1677 around. Rev: Shield of Arms, LONDON PENNY TOKEN around. Edge: Plain.
Uncirculated. Obverse showing advanced die state with cuds on either side. Some red showing through on reverse. Penny. Ex. Deane.
Kempson’s nod to London's Monument to the Great Fire of 1666, built in 1677. A dramatic structure located close to London Bridge, it was designed by Christopher Wren and built close to the spot where the fire was assumed to have started. Atop there is a gilded urn of fire.