18th Century British Trade Tokens (5 October 2011)

Image 1

  • Image 2

Click Image to Zoom

Date of Auction: 5th October 2011

Sold for £60

Estimate: £70 - £90

Chesham, Adam Simpson, Halfpence, 1795 (2), crest and cypher, rev. arms, edges payable at adam simpsons, one inverted, 9.39g/6h, 9.68g/6h (DH 20; Preston-Morley 1037, this piece) [2]. First with small toning spot in obverse field, otherwise good extremely fine with almost full original colour, second fine £70-90

Footnote

Provenance: *First P.J. Preston-Morley Collection, DNW Auction 52, 28-9 November 2001, lot 1037 [from Spink August 1969], R.S. Bole Collection, Part I, DNW Auction 68A, 15 December 2005, lot 1967 (part) [from Baldwin June 2004]; second P.J. Preston-Morley Collection, DNW Auction 52, 28-9 November 2001, lot 1061 (part) [from M.W. Thimbleby June 1970]