18th Century British Trade Tokens (5 October 2011)

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Date of Auction: 5th October 2011

Sold for £1,950

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,500

Buxton, William Hay, Thomas Tomlinson and William Orme, Halfpenny, undated, arms of the Duke of Devonshire with helmet in the crest, rev. crescent, edge buxton token and engrailed, 11.33g/6h (DH 1). An early striking from the unflawed obverse die, extremely fine with original colour and reflective surfaces, extremely rare


Provenance: From a 19th century collection; Spink Auction 92, 9 June 1992, lot 23; W.J. Noble Collection, Part I, Noble Numismatics Pty Auction 58B (Melbourne), 7-8 July 1998, lot 68; W. Anderson Collection, Davissons Mailbid Sale 13, 25 April 2000 (520); R.S. Brown Jr Collection, Part I, DNW Auction T7, 7 October 2009, lot 90.

6 struck