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

Bath, William Glover, Lutwyche’s mule Penny, legend around bath, rev. bust of Earl Stanhope left, edge manufactured by w lutwyche birmingham over payable by t foster lamberhurst, 17.34g/6h (DH 6, this piece; Young –). Struck over a specimen of DH 30 of which traces of the undertype remain, about extremely fine and of the highest rarity; only one other specimen noted £1,000-1,500


Provenance: S.H. Hamer Collection, Glendining Auction, 26-8 November 1930, lot 294 (part); F.S. Cokayne Collection; T.A. Jan Collection, Part II, Spink Auction 35, 11 April 1984, lot 33; W.J. Noble Collection, Part I, Noble Numismatics Auction 58B (Melbourne), 7-8 July 1998, lot 787; bt A. Davisson September 1998