18th Century British Trade Tokens (5 October 2011)

Date of Auction: 5th October 2011

Sold for £400

Estimate: £500 - £600

Buckinghamshire, Slough, John Peckham, Proof Halfpenny, 1795, in silver, arms of the Peckham family, rev. phoenix, edge plain, 13.45g/12h (DH 28; Preston-Morley 1053, this piece). Brilliant mint state, light grey tone, extremely rare
£500-600

Footnote

Provenance: SNC May 1969 (11, recté DH 28); SCMB September 1972; Glendining Auction, 19 June 1974, lot 489 (part); P.J. Preston-Morley Collection, DNW Auction 52, 28-9 November 2001, lot 1053; R.S. Brown Jr Collection, Part I, DNW Auction T7, 7 October 2009, lot 38.

Exhibition: British Numismatic Society, 22 April 1980