British Trade Tokens, Tickets and Passes, Numismatic Books (8 November 2007)

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Date of Auction: 8th November 2007

Sold for £250

Estimate: £150 - £200

Wantage, John Clement, Farthing, 0.96g/12h (N 225; BW. 146); William Cully, Farthings, 1660 (2, different rev. dies), 1.17g/12h (N 226; BW. 148), 0.94g/6h (N 227, this piece; BW. 148); Tho[mas] Hurdman, Farthing, 1.30g/9h (N 240; BW. 152); Jeffery Masmore, Farthing, 1663, 0.74g/12h (N 230; BW. 156); William Masmore, Farthings, 1653 (2, different rev. dies), 1.09g/6h (N 231; BW. 154), 1.20g/6h (N 232; BW. 154); Joh[n] Seymor, Farthing, 0.84g/12h (N 243; BW. 158); John Whitfeild, Farthing, 1.22g/6h (N 236; BW. 161); Michaell Will[i]ams, heart-shaped Halfpenny, 1669, 1.86g/12h (N 237; BW. 162) [10]. Last poor, others fine to very fine (£150-200)

Footnote

Provenance:
All except BW. 152 and 162 M. Bull Collection, additionally:
BW. 146 R.A. Nott Collection, Mrs R. Henry Norweb Collection, Dr B. Bird Collection, Spink Auction 35, 11 April 1984, lot 257 (part), from F. Schwer May 1984; BW. 148 at 1.17g from F. Schwer July 1984; *BW. 148 at 0.94g R.A. Nott Collection, Mrs R. Henry Norweb Collection, SNC September 1987 (5366); BW. 156 from F. Schwer May 1984; BW. 154 at 1.09g and BW. 158 The Property of a Lady, Spink Auction 51, 16 April 1986, lot 77 (part); BW. 154 at 1.20g from S.R. Porter May 1984; BW. 161 from Seaby September 1985.

John Clement, grocer; William Cully, apothecary, churchwarden 1663; Thomas Hurdman, innholder, The Bear; Jeffrey Masmore, grocer, churchwarden 1660; William Masmore, grocer, governor of town lands 1656; John Seymour, mercer; John Whitfield, mercer; Michael Williams, dyer