British Tokens (3 October 2012) - Auction Report


Gross Total £205,680 (£246,816 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots 660
Exchange rate of the GB pound US $1.60 and €1.24

Principal Lots
Lot no.

227-389 Tokens from the late David Griffiths Collection (Part III), £82,900 (£99,480)
663-1145 The late Robinson S. Brown Collection (Part IV), £66,980 (£80,376)
1-226 The Collection of 19th Century Tokens formed by Frank Gorsler, £37,640 (£45,168)
1139 Renfrewshire, Paisley, Robert Boog, Penny, 1798, ex Noble and Spingarn, £5,800 (£6,960)
261 Staffordshire, Tamworth, John Harding, uniface trial for a Penny, first stage, ex Noble, £3,600 (£4,320)
262 Staffordshire, Tamworth, John Harding, uniface trial for a Penny, second stage, ex Noble, £3,400 (£4,080)
276 Suffolk, Ipswich, James Conder, Penny, 1795, in silver, ex Bole, £2,700 (£3,240)
365 Warwickshire, Coventry, Kempson's Penny or medal, in silver, ex Longman and Jan, £2,600 (£3,120)
17 Devon, Plymouth, Christopher Loyd, Shilling, 1811, £2,300 (£2,760)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the catalogue descriptions
234 The reference is DH 37
265 This is a uniface striking, not a trial
995 Delete the references to DH 317 and 320 in the sentence concerning condition
1010 There is no DH 396 in the lot, hence 10 pieces in total, estimate £80-100

The following lot was withdrawn before the auction:
1056