18th Century British Trade Tokens (5 October 2011)

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Date of Auction: 5th October 2011

Sold for £1,150

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Bangor, Seth Roberts, Skidmore’s Halfpenny, 1797, crowned harp dividing rd, v below, all within ornamented circle, rev. sth r cypher, 4 below, all in wreath, edge grained, 9.43g/12h (DH 1). Virtually as struck with original colour and reflective surfaces, very rare; probably the best specimen available to commerce


Provenance: Bt W. McKivor July 2007